Authors: Ghazala Azmat (Sciences Po), Rosa Ferrer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Even among high-skilled professionals, there remain big differences between men and women in their earnings and career progression. These gender gaps among career-minded men and women have become the focus of growing public debate about why they arise and persistRead More →

By KATHARINE WRIGHT Against a dusty backdrop, three Afghan girls with colourful scarfs covering their faces huddle together. As the camera zoom in, we see a tear fall down one of their eyes. They look petrified. The narrator informs us that their father has said they have been ‘crying forRead More →

Restaurants aren’t a rare sight in Hazara town, a middle-income neighborhood in the western Pakistani city of Quetta, but there’s one that has caught the attention of many. Subtle in its splendor, the eatery’s interior features traditional Hazaragi decorations and a poster of a giant Buddha. More unusual, however, isRead More →

After Trump’s victory over Clinton, women realized how much the country needs them in politics. Christa Hillstrom On election night last November, Nadya Okamoto gathered with friends in the dining hall of her dorm at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Okamoto, then 18, wore a Hillary Clinton T-shirt—earlier that day,Read More →