Journalist Ksenia Sobchak has announced her bid for the Russian presidency. But can she win? Anna Nadibaidze explains. … More Can a Woman Lead Russia?
Since Ukraine’s 2014 Revolution, the media has failed to cover a key source of social and political change: Ukrainian women. Olga Loza explains. … More What’s Happened in Ukraine Since the 2014 Revolution? Ask the Women Rebuilding the Country.
16 years after the U.S. invaded Afghanistan, Alexandra Vlada asks: Is this a war the U.S. can ever win? … More Why the U.S. Will Never Win the War in Afghanistan
Though U.S. policymakers paint Iran in broad strokes, can the rest of us seek more nuanced understanding? Madeline McSherry recommends five books by Iranian women writers. … More 5 Books by Iranian Women You Should Start Reading Now
To certify or not to certify? That’s not really the question, says Ashling Gallagher: damage to U.S. credibility has already been done. … More Failing to Promise Recertification, Trump Leaves Iran Deal and U.S. Global Standing in Doubt
Referendums are flawed tools of modern-day democracies. But as recent events in Spain remind us, they may be a sign that representative democracy just isn’t working. … More What’s Worse Than a Referendum? Violently Stopping One.
From the Houses of Parliament to the U.S. Senate, there are more female representatives than ever before. But as Julia Doyle reminds us, the struggle for equality doesn’t end there. … More From Westminster to Washington, an ‘Old Boys Club’ is Silencing Female Politicians