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New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?

Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Campus

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

Somaly Mam

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ever learn?

UCSB vigil

The struggle over the meaning of one man’s killing spree may prove to be a watershed moment in the history of feminism.

ERA

We are witnessing a full-fledged war, not of the sexes, but of gender roles.

Sandra Tsing Loh

Menopause isn’t “The Change,” she says. Instead, fertility is what’s unusual.

Blogs

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 16, 2012

If only the gender wage gap weren’t caused by discrimination. But the data says otherwise.

August 15, 2012

Political disagreement hurts most when it hits close to home.

August 13, 2012

Where Mitt Romney has been vague, Paul Ryan has long been very specific about his support for policies that take a disproportionate toll on women.

August 13, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 9, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 2, 2012

Lost in the coverage of the group’s struggle is the sobering reality of the country’s deep divisions.

August 2, 2012

It’s more important for girls to be angry at our misogynist culture than to “love themselves.”

August 2, 2012

A major party’s support of LGBT rights is progress that ought not to be underestimated.

July 31, 2012

It’s time we retire the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being some king of panacea for financial instability.

July 30, 2012