International Women's Issues

International Women’s Issues: Yulia Tymoshenko and FEMEN: Women, Appearance, and Politics in Ukraine

Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits. Sarah Palin’s hair and flag pins. Women in politics, whether we agree with them or not, are constantly judged by their appearance. Whether this is true of all politicians, or is a manifestation of misogyny by the media (and I’m inclined to think it’s the latter) it is, simply, a fact. For […]