Issues / Women
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.
Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the current conflict. The current wave of militarization threatens to make life even worse.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.
A little-known, 41-year-old U.S. law has erected an enduring barrier to comprehensive post-rape care for women.
Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
Croatia's LGBT community still faces stark challenges, but a recent court ruling in the case of a young trans boy offers hope.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.