The first daughter’s participation helps to camouflage this fact with public bromides about “girl power” and business stories about women entrepreneurs.
The Trump administration last weekend sent Ivanka Trump, its senior and nominally most feminist presidential adviser, to Dubai to headline a two-day Global Women’s Forum called “The Power of Influence.” In her keynote address, Trump praised the Persian Gulf region’s “significant reforms.”
“We know that when women are free to succeed,” the first daughter said, “families thrive, communities flourish and nations are stronger.”
She won repeated applause as she praised the region for its alleged advances regarding women. Even as Saudi Arabia incarcerates women ac