Times have changed when the foreign policy world is wondering if a man can do a woman’s job.
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
We can make dramatic progress in lowering maternal mortality -- but we need better data, and more of it.
The trial of India's vicious gang-rapists is under way, but don't think for a second the government is really committed to reform of women's rights.
Women have been fighting and dying in America’s wars for years. Here are eight who were killed in action last year.
Photos of the women who've been moving closer and closer to the front lines for years.
Do two-parent families help children get ahead in life? The surprising answer: not everywhere.
Has the U.S. administration become too much of a boys' club? Here are 10 women the president could appoint to top national security jobs.
Why working men still rule Washington.
Helping women strike a work-life balance would change the world more than you might think.
An interview with a leading human rights activist from Bahrain
Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.
Even before last week's riots at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, the progress of Tunisia's revolution was beginning to look rocky. Here's why.
Academic economists usually air their new ideas first in working papers. Here, before the work gets dusty, a quick look at transition policy research in progress.
Do Saudi Arabia's two Olympic female athletes -- the kingdom's first ever -- represent changing times in the Land of the Two Holy Mosques, or will the conservative religious backlash win out?
Behind the lines of the war against Bashar al-Assad.
So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.
The revolution in Egypt isn’t over -- at least as long as female revolutionaries have anything to say about it.
Anne-Marie Slaughter is on to something bigger than she realizes.