India is Not Good to Its Women. So Why Are Female Politicians So Powerful?

India ranks near the bottom of 149 countries for gender equality. The media is filled with frequent reports of terrible violence against women in India, and the number of women in the workforce – already very low – is declining. And yet, India’s political history counts several powerful women, and two female heads of state….

The Six Biggest Military Budgets in Europe are Controlled by Women

This month, Penny Mordaunt became the UK’s first female defense secretary, managing a department with a yearly budget of about $47 billion. Her appointment means that, right now, the six biggest military budgets in Europe are overseen by women. This short article gives a quick look at the countries in Europe whose military budgets are currently…