A 2013 Law Helped Make India’s #MeToo Possible
But will it be enough for the movement to accomplish its goals?
India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative
The rage that animated protests against sexual violence in 2012 has returned, and Indian women are fearlessly speaking out against powerful perpetrators.
Changing Global Gender Norms Is Possible
What India can show the United States about how to disrupt rape culture.
Immigrant Labor or Working Mothers?
Countries facing labor shortages tend to focus on one or the other—but it doesn’t have to be a choice.
One Small Step for Feminist Foreign Policy
This weekend’s meeting of female foreign ministers will be a historic achievement—and not nearly enough for the world’s women.
White and Male: Trump’s Ambassadors Don’t Look Like the Rest of America
The diversity problem predates this administration, but some State Department officials fear it’s getting worse.
The Woman Who Defied Iran
On the podcast: Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.
Those Who Dare to Bare Their Hair
Masih Alinejad is helping Iranian women challenge the regime — one hijab at a time.
Putin Doesn’t Care about Sex Trafficking
Russia could have done something to prevent sexual exploitation of foreign women during the World Cup. It chose not to.
Motherhood Is Kicking Indian Women Out of Work
A new act gives more maternity leave — and reinforces the same old patriarchal values.
Germany’s Post-Merkel Power Fraus
The German chancellor's most likely successors are both women — but the similarities end there.
U.N. Sexual Assault Investigations Die in Darkness
Leaked reports reveal the organization's faulty forensics on sexual misconduct — and the culture of impunity they produce.
Women Write Better Constitutions
If you want to form a more perfect union, in Syria or elsewhere, you can’t rely on men.
Out With The Old: New Books on Collusion, Civil War, Doomsday, and Other Happy Tidings
FP staffers learn how democracies die and why Mussolini wrote a bodice ripper.
2017 Was the Year I Learned About My White Privilege
I used to be a smart-alecky conservative who scoffed at “political correctness.” The Trump era has opened my eyes.
The Crime of Gender Inequality in Global Health
There’s no way we’ll be able to grapple with the coming health crises unless we fix the gaping problem of women’s empowerment in global health.
I Was Hillary Clinton’s Chief Foreign-Policy Advisor. And I Have a #MeToo Mea Culpa.
Men in positions of power need to do better. That includes me.
#MeToo Is All Too Common in National Security
I signed the letter, but didn’t think I deserved to be called a “survivor.” Until I started remembering the trail of abuse.
Reading rainbow: And yes, a list of security related books by women
A list on books about war and strategy