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Christina Asquith

El Salvador Kills Women as the U.S. Shrugs

Washington helped start an epidemic of violence against women in Central America. Now it’s washing its hands of the problem.

America Never Gave Afghan Women a Chance

Washington failed at the most promising path toward stability in Afghanistan: keeping the country’s women alive.

A Long Women’s March through Congress

It was a year of quiet, but major, progress for women’s issues in the U.S. government—and 2019 promises even more.

Don’t Let the Battle Over Kavanaugh Overshadow the Nobel Peace Prize’s Recognition of Sexual Violence

There’s a certain irony that the Nobel Peace Prize—given Friday to those working to raise awareness of sexual violence in conflict—may well have been overshadowed by news of the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice…

One Small Step For Feminist Foreign Policy

This weekend’s meeting of female foreign ministers will be a historic achievement—and not nearly enough for the world’s women.

Center Framed: Women, Peace and Security On the Big Screen

Focusing on women in Liberia’s civil war, filmmakers Gini Reticker and Abigail Disney produced the award-winning documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell.

Trump Pulled Out of the Paris Climate Agreement—And Women of All Ages Will Feel It

Women and girls are bearing the brunt of the consequences of climate change.

Turkish Women Rising

Turkish women risk peril in demanding their rights. One particular group refused to keep quiet, catapulting the fight for women’s rights into the spotlight.

The World According to Men

How journalists portray the world has real consequences, and the world is being portrayed through a male lens.

The “Gang of Girls” Risks Their Lives to Report From Inside a War Zone

Amid the rubble of Syria, a band of women are risking prison, or worse, to report, write, and edit the civil war's paper of record.

Why Turkey won’t say the G-word when it comes to the Armenians

Most Turks and their government do not believe that the events of 1915 — known by Armenians as the Armenian Genocide — were genocide.
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