A new initiative to amplify foreign policy coverage by and about women.

Protesters demonstrate against proposed changes to Indonesia's criminal code.

Indonesia’s Activists Are Ready to Fight Together

Coalitions are forming in the face of threats to democracy and pluralism.

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The Her Power Index

How the U.S. government is failing women in foreign policy.

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Why Huawei Isn’t So Scary

The Chinese company’s lead in the 5G race isn’t insurmountable, and other firms and countries shouldn’t rush into the fray.

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Bosnian women flee Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Oct. 31, 1992.

For Bosnian Women, No Justice—and No Seats

In the Balkan wars, women were targets. In postwar governments, they’ve been pushed out of sight.

A "Goddess of Democracy" statue looks out over a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4, marking the 30th anniversary of China's Tiananmen crackdown.

Chinese Propaganda Paints Hong Kong as a Spoiled Brat

The mainland’s new nationalism comes with a heavy dose of old patriarchy.

An Indian woman displays her 2000 rupee notes as she has her finger inked with indelible ink after exchanging withdrawn 500 and 1000 rupee banknotes at a bank in Chennai on November 17, 2016.

Protecting Women Will Make You Money

Big investors are starting to use a new metric to assess financial risk: rates of gender-based violence.

Activists rally for women’s rights during a march to honor International Woman’s Day in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2017.

What the G-7 Got Right—and Wrong—About Gender Equality

When the United States takes the helm of the group next year, it will have an opportunity to do even better.

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Members of the Iraqi Army load suspected Islamic State jihadis into a truck as they leave the courts before going to jail south of Mosul on Dec. 6, 2016.

Iraq Confronts Its Own Prisoner’s Dilemma

New survey data shows that Iraqis are deeply divided on how to punish members of the terrorist group.

Migrants at a detention center in Zawiyah, west of Tripoli, on June 17, 2017.

The U.N. Is Leaving Migrants to Die in Libya

The European Union is funding the Libyan coast guard to keep migrants out of Europe and detain them in a failed state—and that leaves them at the mercy of militias and human traffickers.

Nur Iman holds a picture of her father in front of the White House in Washington in September.

I Was a Model Uighur. China Took My Family Anyway.

Beijing says it’s releasing people from the camps. So where are my parents?

Missing Ayotzinapa students' parents march on the fifth anniversary of their disappearance in Iguala, Mexico.

For Mexico’s President, Forced Disappearances Could Make or Break the Justice System

A new investigation into the 2014 Ayotzinapa case may bring more answers but doesn’t guarantee real changes.

People hold signs reading “Don’t shoot our kids” as they gather in the Tsuen Wan area of Hong Kong on Oct. 2.

It Is Time for the United States to Stand Up to China in Hong Kong

Tweets aren’t enough. Washington must make clear that it expects Beijing to live up to its commitments—and it will respond when China does not.

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