Movie Theaters and Women Driving Won’t Placate Saudi Shiites
Superficial reforms leave religious minorities behind—and that's dangerous.
All the Prime Minister’s Women
Female members of Imran Khan’s party claim that Pakistan’s new leader has their interests at heart. Does he?
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.
Ireland’s Nasty No Campaign
Anti-abortion activists are deploying every imaginable scare tactic to defeat a referendum that would grant Irish women the right to choose.
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.
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.
U.S. Pushes Back Against U.N. Anti-Violence Resolutions
Wary of creeping international law, U.S. diplomats fight a rearguard action to limit the scope of two U.N. resolutions on women and children.
Russians Don’t Understand Why Anyone Is Upset With ‘Girl Crazy’ Weinstein
In Putin’s Russia, discussion of sexual harassment and domestic violence are largely taboo.
The King Hands Over the Car Keys
How Saudi women finally grabbed the wheel from the country's religious conservatives.
Saudi Women Can Drive, But It’s Not a Feminist Paradise Quite Yet
The country may have lifted its driving ban, but it still has a long way to go.
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.
Donald Trump’s Presidency Is an Assault on Women
Don’t be fooled by talk of women's empowerment. His white, male, chauvinistic administration is setting equality back decades — and making the world a more dangerous place.
Can Women Really Revolutionize Politics With Protest?
From Poland’s “Black Monday” strike to women shedding the compulsory hijab on social media, there is power in sisterhood and solidarity.
The Global Gag Rule: America’s Deadly Export
The policy that plucks U.S. dollars from any international health care initiative tied to abortion has been reinstated by President Trump — and a lot of African women are going to die as a result.
The Rapist’s Loophole: Marriage
Where — and how — legal systems around the world permit violence against women.
The Enduring Darkness of International Women’s Day
Women have gotten screwed for millennia, and that’s not a legacy that can be shaken off in a few short decades.