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Are Women the Key to Peace in Colombia?

As the country's five-decade war winds down, how the government disarms female fighters could define the coming truce.

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India's ban on a new documentary about rape has nothing to do with preventing violence against women

India's ban on a new documentary about rape has nothing to do with preventing violence against women. And it won’t solve the country’s sexual assault problem.

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The Future of Wombs for Rent

As more countries restrict surrogacy, it gets harder to balance the hopes of people who couldn’t otherwise have biological children with concerns about exploitation of women and kids.

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Women Are the Best Weapon in the War Against Terrorism

Fifteen years ago, the U.N. enshrined the idea that equality between men and women is inextricably linked with peace. It's time to act on that.

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Still Waiting for Davos Woman

The Alpine retreat is both absurd and worthy -- but can't achieve its goals as long as it is primarily a guy thing.

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Is patriarchal sexism alive and well in the military? Where do you think bears poop?

Sexism in the U.S. military is perpetuated by officials who refuse to recognize its existence.

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What Do We Really Know About Wartime Rape?

There's more will than ever before to fight sexual violence in conflict, but the world can't stop what it doesn't understand.

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In Pakistan, “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” Attitude Emerges

Pakistani girls and women used to be excluded from sports, but a revolution sweeping the country has given many female athletes hope for the future.

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Carrie Mathison Is a Misogynist

Why Homeland, Zero Dark Thirty, and Hollywood’s sexed-up spies are bad for women.

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