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The Women’s March Heard Round the World

A round-up of marches and reactions from Women’s March events around the world.


On the Front Lines of El Salvador’s Underground Abortion Economy

Amid an indifferent state and an activist Church, a defiant network of health workers struggle to offer a reprieve from the world’s most restrictive abortion laws.

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Romania Likely to Have First Female Prime Minister

But there would be another power behind her throne.

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Can Antonio Guterres Finally Break the U.N.’s Glass Ceiling?

The U.N. struggles to practice what it preaches on women’s empowerment. Can the new secretary general break the institution’s glass ceiling?

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The United Nations Just Fired Wonder Woman

The U.N. caught itself in a not very wonderful PR battle as it slips on institutional gender parity.

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Rethinking the Army’s ‘Wife School’: Maybe time to move it out of the 1950s

Before my husband took battalion command, the spouses of all the battalion commanders in the soon-to-be brigade team were encouraged to attend a week of the Pre-Command Course (PCC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


The U.S. Finally Did Something Right in Africa — and It’s About to Stop

Lesotho's women have benefited from a trade deal that’s now at risk because of the country’s male politicians.

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