Afghan Women’s Problems Don’t End With the Taliban – FP, 3.05
A new U.S. intelligence assessment suggests women’s rights in Afghanistan face threats even without a Taliban takeover. – By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy, and Allison Meakem, an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy.
Afghanistan Can’t Achieve Stability Without Women – FP, 30.04
To reach a gender-conscious peace deal with the Taliban, Afghan negotiators need more time—and U.S. support. By Fawzia Koofi, an Afghan politician and member of the negotiations team engaged in peace talks with the Taliban.
Biden Takes Small Steps Toward Feminist Foreign Policy – FP, 26.03
Biden’s push for gender equality is a huge change from Trump, but experts stop short of calling it a feminist foreign policy. By Katie Livingstone
Myanmar’s Coup Is Devastating for Women – FP, 23.03
The junta’s patriarchal oppression will cost more lives in Myanmar—unless the international community acts now. By Michelle Onello, Akila Radhakrishnan
Myanmar’s Women Are on the Front Lines Against the Junta – FP, 12.03
Protesters are using the military’s fear of women against it. By Jessie Lau
Gender, Think-Tanks and International Affairs: A Toolkit Launch – 4.03
- Compiled by staff at Chatham House, the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy and the British American Security Information Council, this event launches a new toolkit which provides think-tanks with guidance on ways of adapting organizational structures, activities and practices to embed greater awareness of gender issues and adopt gender-sensitive approaches throughout their work.
- The toolkit is designed for all people working in international affairs think-tanks, regardless of role, experience or level of seniority. It will be particularly useful for those think-tanks that are just beginning the process of raising greater awareness of gender issues internally, as well as for those that have already begun to make changes but wish to expand this work further.
Representation Isn’t Enough – FP, 2.03
The number of women in elected office is on the rise, but that hasn’t necessarily translated into more power. By Saskia Brechenmacher, Katherine Mann, Lauren Meadows
Why Chile’s New Constitution Is a Feminist Victory – FP, 15.02
Activists built on years of organizing to achieve a groundbreaking gender-parity requirement in the upcoming drafting process. By Charis McGowan
How 3 Women Broke Into the Uber-Macho World of War Reporting – FP, 21.02
“You Don’t Belong Here” tells the story of three trailblazers who cleared the way for generations of female journalists after them. By Janine di Giovanni
The Women Who Helped Topple the Caliphate – FP, 15.02
“The Daughters of Kobani” chronicles the female Kurdish fighters who battled terrorists, fought for equality, and then got stabbed in the back. By Elise Labott
There Will Be Another Pandemic. Women Can Stop It – FP, 2.02
From the household to the national stage, women play crucial roles in global health systems. Governments should adopt inclusive strategies before another crisis strikes. By Lois Quam, Rachel Vogelstein
As Biden Reverses Global Gag Rule, Poland’s Protesters Vow to Fight On – FP, 29.01
The U.S. president pledges to undo the damage done by Trump to global women’s health. Critics say he needs to go further. By Audrey Wilson
After a Century of Lobbying, Women Are Finally Getting Top Jobs in Washington – FP, 20.01
Instead of talking about “binders full of women,” the new president has appointed several key female leaders in the national security agencies—but the U.S. government is still a long way from gender parity. By Rebecca C. Turkington
It Takes More Than a Diverse Cabinet to Advance a Feminist Foreign Policy – FP, 20.01
The Biden administration must move beyond superficial inclusion and actively promote gender equality globally while seeking to reverse the harm done in the name of forever wars. By Toni Haastrup, Paul Kirby
Covid-19 Dealt a Blow to Working Women. Can We Emerge Stronger? – NY Times, 12.20