Women in the era of strongmen

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A feature of the current wave of populist leaders is the pushback against women's rights and freedoms. Tough-guy politicians, from Russia to South America, use sexual language to put down their female opponents and champion a return to traditional gender roles. The governments they lead chip away at gender equality measures.

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