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Introduction

By Anne-Marie Slaughter

Dec. 8, 2016

Welcome to a special issue of the New America Weekly that examines the link between gender and security.

Introduction

Welcome to a special issue of the New America Weekly that examines the link between gender and security.


Gender as a Second Language

Until policymakers recognize how central gender is to every security policy and issue, we will continue to live in an unsafe world.


Beyond the Helpless Victim

We measure the scale of a conflict’s violence through the injury and death of women, but otherwise neglect them in the stories we tell.


A Chronic Problem: Violence Against Women in Turkey

Deep-seated, restrictive views of gender roles still foment violence in Turkey, despite the legal protections women enjoy there.


Fighting on for Women's Rights Around the Globe

This is a moment for us to “lean across,” supporting struggles for women's rights around the world.


Will Women Hold National Security Positions Under Trump?

The Obama administration might provide an unlikely road map for women in the national security establishment under Trump.