Phoebe Schreiner

The author is vice president and U.S. country director for Breakthrough, a global human rights organization working to make violence against women and girls unacceptable. She has also served with USAID, UN Women, the Civil Society Program of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the Women’s Program of Open Society Foundations, among others. Phoebe holds a Masters in Human Rights from Columbia University and a BA / dual degree in Government and Women’s Studies from Smith College.


The author is vice president and U.S. country director for Breakthrough, a global human rights organization working to make violence against women and girls unacceptable. She has also served with USAID, UN Women, the Civil Society Program of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the Women’s Program of Open Society Foundations, among others. Phoebe holds a Masters in Human Rights from Columbia University and a BA / dual degree in Government and Women’s Studies from Smith College.



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Does the “Just Words” Argument Hold?

This election year has been unfortunately characterized by one candidate’s tendency toward horrific election campaign


This election year has been unfortunately characterized by one candidate’s tendency toward horrific election campaign narratives — saturated with discriminatory and violent rhetoric and targeting women, immigrants, Muslims, Latinos, and more. In the face of criticism against these narratives, Donald Trump and his supporters who echo his beliefs have responded with, “They’re ‘just’ words,” “It’s […]