Women Need to March on for Peace

57 years ago today, the Women Strike for Peace march planted the seeds that have blossomed into today’s women’s movement.

What Kavanaugh Means for Kenya

When developed countries politicize the female body, those of us in developing countries feel the effects.

Trans Women #WontBeErased

Trump administration officials want to propose a legal definition of “sex” that excludes and erases the trans community. Trans women and their allies were quick to talk back on Twitter—and defiantly claim their identities in the process.

Voters in Georgia and North Dakota are Fighting Back Against Voter Suppression in Advance of the Midterm Elections

New laws and policies in North Dakota and Georgia threaten to disenfranchise large numbers of Native American and Black voters in November—but with three weeks left until election day, activists are standing steadfast in the battle for the ballot.

The Midterms and the Battle for the Ballot

One of the most important elections in a generation is less than a month away—and lawmakers in North Dakota, Georgia and Florida are now mounting desperate, last-minute attempts to silence the voices of their constituents.

What Will Come of the First-Ever Convening of Feminist Foreign Ministers?

Canada hosted a historic convening last month of female foreign ministers organized in an effort to cultivate feminist foreign policy that actually sustains lasting change—as opposed to policies that do not spur meaningful action.

Women Are Not Safe on Rikers Island

Women detained at Rikers are not safe. Neither are the women who visit or the women who work there.

Bringing Women to the Front of NATO’s Critical Work for International Security

Under Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller’s leadership, NATO has redoubled efforts to integrate women’s perspectives and participation.

Imagining a More Just Supreme Court

If a horizon is the farthest point we can see, then I want to look there and find a Court that is not afraid to get uncomfortable and to wade into the muddy waters.

Peace Heroes: Why Nancy Yammout Met with Extremists in Lebanese Prisons

Lebanon’s prison cells are home to many extremists. Nancy Yammout and her sister, Maya, decided to reach out to them and see if they could be convinced to move away from their radical and violent pasts. 

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