Aubrey Menarndt writes and researches on governance in former Soviet countries. She is a Henry Luce Scholar and holds degrees from the University of Oxford and Smith College. She lived in Russia in 2013.
Experiencing early wage discrimination can set women back again and again, as small-percentage raises prevent them from ever truly breaking the cycle.
Recent reports from Chechnya indicate that officials are rounding up, torturing, and killing Chechen men suspected of engaging in homosexual activity.