When Home Is More Dangerous Than the Coronavirus
Lockdowns are leaving domestic violence victims worldwide trapped with abusers.
Trump’s War on the Concept of Women’s Health
The United States has joined with a group of authoritarian countries in opposing not just abortion, but also basic medical vocabulary that applies to women.
Living While Female in Mongolia
The country has some of the worst rates of sexual violence in Asia—and old attitudes are proving hard to change.
In Israel’s Endless Elections, Female Candidates Have Been the Biggest Losers
Party mergers and other systemic problems have buried the country’s once-vaunted female political leadership.
Feminism Is Uniting Argentina’s Left and Right
Ahead of elections, politicians on both sides are acknowledging the need to empower women.
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.
Trump Administration Steps Up War on Reproductive Rights
U.S. diplomats team up with a “rogues’ gallery” of conservative states to roll back global reproductive health gains of the past quarter-century.
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.
A Generation of Girls Is Missing in India
Sex-selective abortion fuels a cycle of patriarchy and abuse.
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.
Why Are Arab Princesses Running Away From Home?
From Princess Haya to Sheikha Latifa, our top reads on why the Gulf’s rich and famous want out.
Britain Will Protect Victims of Domestic Violence—Unless They’re Migrants
Theresa May sought to burnish her legacy by introducing landmark legislation on domestic abuse before she stepped down. But like her hostile environment immigration policy, it leaves women without papers with nowhere to turn.
How to Fix the Baby Bust
The relationship among birthrates, gender norms, and work culture is more complicated than you think.
Our Top Stories of 2019—So Far
From a trade war with China to women’s rights around the world, here’s what has captured our readers’ attention in the first half of the year.
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.
Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is Killing Women, Report Says
The administration’s hard-line anti-abortion stance is undermining women’s rights and U.S. development aid around the world, critics say.
The Referendum That Changed Ireland
On the podcast: A look back at the vote in Ireland that ended the abortion ban.
A French Feminist Foreign Policy
France is the latest country to pledge allegiance to a gendered international focus. Will it work?