Women
Berta Cáceres, Presente!

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

I began writing a eulogy for Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores years ago, though she died only this month. Berta was assassinated by Honduran government-backed death squads on March 3. Like many who knew and worked with her, I was aware that this fighter for indigenous...

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Zika is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Zika is a Reproductive Rights Issue

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is becoming a burgeoning public health issue in 26 countries in the Latin American region, has been making international headlines for weeks. The symptoms of Zika are mild: They include joint pain, fever, rash, and red eyes, and...

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On Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and U.S. Foreign Policy

On Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and U.S. Foreign Policy

After the strong early primary showings by Senator Bernie Sanders, a few high-profile supporters of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton have seized upon an explanation: sexism — and not only by men. Sanders' high level of support from young women in particular, they...

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