Kenyan Women Just Fought One of the Most Violent Campaigns in History

More women are running for office than ever before in the East African country, but the backlash has been fierce and bloody.

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Danes Tout Family Planning Aid to Africa to ‘Limit Migration’ to Europe

Family planning can tackle an array of women’s health issues -- but is also apparently a tool to limit the flood of migrants.

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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.

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Here’s Who Will Lament — and Celebrate — the Plummeting U.S. Birth Rate

There’s nothing like a good population crisis to stir up civilizational angst.

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To ‘Protect Life’, State Department Rolls Out Women’s Health Policy Critics Call a ‘Death Warrant’

Battle lines are drawn over the State Department’s sweeping new restrictions on aid for international women’s health organizations that perform or advocate abortions.


In Trump’s Plan to Gut Foreign Aid, Battle Lines Drawn Over Global Women’s Issues

Even the Republican Congress doesn't seem to think the budget cuts are a good idea.

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The Marines United scandal should be seen as a national security issue

The degradation of women in the military reflected by the Marines United scandal is not just a women’s rights issue but a national security concern.

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United States to Cut Funding to U.N. Population Fund Over Claims U.N. Calls ‘Erroneous’

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Donald Trump’s Presidency Is an Assault on Women

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Book Talk, Part II: “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”

From inspiring young women leaders to forging relationships with the hardest hitters on the international stage, how will Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s legacy live on?

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