December 14, 2017Women and Women's Rights
The #MeToo campaign has spread across the globe, with women in eighty-five countries and counting using the hashtag to call attention to pervasive sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.
October 10, 2017Women and Women's Rights
As the ninety day window on his previous executive order restricting immigration from predominantly Muslim countries came to a close, President Trump issued a new set of restrictions on September 25t…
September 19, 2017Myanmar
As the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) opened for debate today, the world is once again reminded that leadership around the globe is overwhelmingly male. As of March 8 (International Women’s D…
July 27, 2017Gender
As is true for most women around the world, American women disproportionately shoulder the burden of unpaid care work.The fact that women disproportionately shoulder the burden of unpaid care work is…
June 22, 2017Cuba
Broadening access to the internet and other information and communication technology, such as mobile phones and social media, could be an important tool for women’s rights (and other human rights) in…
May 23, 2017Immigration and Migration
Earlier this month, I hosted a CFR roundtable with Becca Heller, director and cofounder of the International Refugee Assistance Project. My discussion with Heller brought to light some of the challenges women face at the intersection of immigration and gender.
May 24, 2017Gender
As my own spring break approached this past March, I decided to take a couple of my students to this Caribbean destination to explore the impact of Obama-era policies on Cubans. We were surprised by what we learned about the opportunities and challenges facing Cuban women.