Why Autocrats Fear Women

A pre-release from Foreign Affairs magazine headlined “Why Autocrats Fear Women”:

“While the twentieth century saw improvements in women’s equality in most parts of the world, the twenty-first is demonstrating that misogyny and authoritarianism are not just common comorbidities but mutually reinforcing ills,” warn Harvard Kennedy School’s Erica Chenoweth and Zoe Marks in the forthcoming March/April issue of Foreign Affairs. “In recent years, authoritarian leaders have launched a simultaneous assault on women’s rights and democracy that threatens to roll back decades of progress on both fronts.”