From The New Atlantis, Nicholas Eberstadt on the global war against baby girls. Nadia Diamond-Smith and Malcolm Potts on how a woman cannot die from a pregnancy she does not have. Five surprisingly good places to be a woman: We're always hearing about how swell it is in Sweden — but how about Lesotho and Latvia? From Chronicles of Love and Resentment, Eric Gans on originary feminism. From The Wall Street Journal, has the sexual revolution been good for women? Ann Patchett says yes, and Mary Eberstadt says no — but how do you explain a country that makes an unabashed Catholic social conservative a leading presidential candidate while devouring a reality show about the smuttiest bumping and grinding ever to hit prime time? Kay Hymowitz wonders, while Hanna Rosin writes about sexual freedom and women's success. From Christianity Today, why the hook-up culture is sexist: A review of Girls Uncovered: New Research on What America's Sexual Culture Does to Young Women by Joe McIlhaney and Freda Bush. It’s been almost a half-century since the modern women’s movement began — so why aren’t more women in positions of power?

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