Politics

Invisible Wounds, study by Save the Children

The Invisible Wounds Afflicting Syria’s Children

For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.

Revenge 2.0: The Rise of Nonconsensual Porn

The internet is a vast resource, one that can enlighten and educate us. But for victims of nonconsensual pornography, it can be a murky pool, in which lurk painful reminders of a violation that only takes a Google search to uncover.

Antonio Guterres campaigns on a promise of gender parity

New UN Head Antonio Guterres Pledges Gender Equality

To the chagrin of many, the UN’s next leader will be not a woman. However, he—Antonio Guterres, former Portuguese prime minister and head of the UN refugee committee—did campaign on a promise of gender parity.

Karima Bennoune on Women's Rights

Cultural Heritage and Women’s Rights

Karima Bennoune explains why cultural rights are women’s rights. Bennoune has received numerous awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2014) for her recent book, “Your Fatwa …

In Search of More Gender Equality at the UN

Numerous profiles of outstanding women have been compiled on the Woman Secretary General website. Yet, it is a man, António Guterres, who was elected by acclamation to be the new Secretary General.