Colombia’s Pro-Lifers Are Objectively Pro-Zika

Colombia’s progressive abortion laws can stop the spread of Zika-linked microcephaly. But the conservative opposition has other plans.


Decoder: Untapped Potential

Despite making up half the working-age population, women generated only 37 percent of global GDP in 2013—a finding from a recent McKinsey Global Institute study ...


South African President Insults Women Ahead of International Women’s Day

South African President Jacob Zuma infuriated women this weekend when he said they took harassment too seriously.


The Latest Musings of Ayatollah Khamenei, Feminist

In marking International Women's Day, Iran's supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, has accused the West of objectifying women.


Top Pakistani Religious Body: Women’s Protection Law Is Un-Islamic

A Pakistani religious body called a new law designed to protect women from abuse "un-Islamic."


Ending the Shame of Kosovo’s Rape Victims

Women sexually assaulted during Kosovo's war have been battling for recognition for nearly two decades. Now they’re on the brink of getting it – but to do so, they’ll have to overcome years of stigma.

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Just the facts? The importance of science in formulating and implementing policy

The integration of women into all military occupational specialties (MOS) has dominated the discussions in security and policy circles for the past several months.

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