Gender segregation, fertility and the futility of Wonder Woman
Barnard College President Debora Spar, who is in Israel this week with Project Interchange, talks about where feminism went wrong.
Hundreds of Hebrew University faculty members last week signed a petition protesting a plan to create special gender-segregated classrooms for ultra-Orthodox students on campus. For them, it represented a blatant affront to women’s rights and equality in higher academia. But for Debora Spar, the top administrator at a prominent all-women’s college, the issue is more nuanced.