Gender Inequality in the Foreign Policy Community

I associate this thoughtful piece -- retrieved today from -- with the panel I saw yesterday on Women's Political Participation [or lack thereof]in Lebanon ( well as with my experience at the U.S. Information Agency. The piece cites Scandinavian countries as examples of enlightened policy and practice. We're back to culture, I see. To deliberate this problem is to challenge cultural norms. Culture is slow to change, and only if we talk about it.