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Erdogan Tells Feminist Summit That Women Aren’t Equal to Men

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more and more resembles the drunken uncle who shows up to Thanksgiving dinner uninvited and makes everyone uncomfortable with his ...

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#BringBackOurJournalists

There was never any cease-fire. War in Nigeria will not end anytime soon and the hundreds of schoolgirls from the northeastern town of Chibok kidnapped ...

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How Malala Can Help Defeat the Islamic State

The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children ...

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Tunisian Presidential Candidate Kennou Takes On the Patriarchy

Kalthoum Kennou, the only female candidate in the presidential race in Tunisia, sees her candidacy as a strong message of hope in the midst of ...

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When the Execution of Five Alleged Rapists Is a Step Back for Human Rights

In late August, a group of seven men posing as Afghan police officers pulled over a group of travelers in Paghman, on the outskirts of ...

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Do Brazilian Women Really Reign Supreme?

There is a pejorative phrase in Brazil that is occasionally applied to female would-be politicians: They are called "orange candidates." The phrase's etymology is juicy, ...

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What Woman Was Ever Born to Such Misfortune

It was Saturday; we were told that the secret police were randomly raiding houses in Homs.... There had been incidents of rape and kidnapping, so ...

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Bridging the Two Tunisias

This fall, Tunisia will vote in national elections in national parliamentary and presidential elections -- marking the second and third vote since former dictator Ben ...

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This Isn’t the Time to Go Wobbly on Slavery

When they found him on Songkhla Pier in Southern Thailand, Vuthy hadn't seen dry land in over 18 months. A former monk from Cambodia, he ...

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Born Into Bad Luck

Could being born in a year deemed unlucky wind up a self-fulfilling prophecy? That may be what befell Japanese girls born in 1966, otherwise known ...

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Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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