How Women's Rights Shape National Security and Democracy
About the Episode
Around the world, authoritarianism is rising and women’s rights are declining—and it’s not a coincidence that’s happening at the same time. Valerie Hudson and Zoe Marks join Deep Dish to explain how sexism undermines national security, why autocrats are afraid of women, and why progress on gender equality is essential for stability, democracy, and prosperity.
- What You Do to Your Women, You Do to Your Nation, Valerie Hudson, the New York Times
- Revenge of the Patriarchs: Why Autocrats Fear Women, Zoe Marks and Erica Chenoweth, Foreign Affairs
This episode is sponsored by William Blair.
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