Young Voters Care About Abortion Policy. Argentine Politicians Are Ignoring Them.
The youth vote is becoming increasingly important in Argentina, but the leading presidential candidates are deliberately avoiding the issue that matters most to them.
The Dark Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy
On the podcast: The filmmaker Nanfu Wang tells the harrowing story of her own family’s one-child ordeal.
A Survivor’s Struggle to Care for Her People and Herself
On the podcast: The filmmaker Alexandria Bombach followed the Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad for the film “On Her Shoulders.”
Ursula von der Leyen’s Big Promises for Europe
A transcript of the nominee’s remarks at the European Parliament plenary session.
Women With Headscarves Need Not Apply in Germany
Germans welcomed an unprecedented number of Middle Easterners into their country—but not always into their workplaces.
Tear Down the Foreign-Policy Glass Ceiling!
Democratic presidential candidates—and a new group of wonks—are committed to fixing rampant gender inequalities in the national security workplace.
Trump’s Human Trafficking Record Is Fake News
The U.S. government has just released a highly anticipated human rights report that whitewashes the effects of its own policies.
Brexit Is for Boys
Since 2016, the campaign to leave the European Union has been led primarily by men. The remaining candidates for prime minister are all male—and they're not talking about the grave consequences of Brexit for women.
Quebec Is Poised to Undermine Religious Freedom
Europe’s wave of burqa bans comes crashing down in the Americas.
When Home Is a Prison, More Saudi Women Are Choosing to Flee
The latest refugees from the kingdom fled to Tbilisi, Georgia, and spoke to Foreign Policy before seeking asylum in the West.
What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion
Romania under Ceausescu created a dystopian horror of overcrowded, filthy orphanages, and thousands died from back-alley abortions.
Women Can Bring Peace to Nagorno-Karabakh
They helped propel Armenia’s Velvet Revolution. Now, they’re turning their attention to diplomacy with Azerbaijan.
The White House Won’t Empower Women. Sudan’s Protests Will.
From Khartoum to Warsaw, demonstrators are demanding basic equality while the Trump administration wages a war on women’s rights.
Delhi Crime and Punishment
Netflix’s hit show Delhi Crime documents the changes rocking Indian society—and not all of them are good.
Only Women Can Stop the Apocalypse
Men make nuclear weapons more dangerous. So why do they still dominate the field?
A Place for Women in Space
A lack of medium-sized spacesuits highlights women’s needs in the workplace.
High-Wire Act Ahead for Trump’s New Women’s Rights Envoy
Tough but torn, Kelley Eckels Currie must find a way to balance her loyalties.
K-Pop’s Sexual Assault Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Celebrities’ crimes are pushing South Korea’s reckoning with misogyny.