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Women Around the World examines the relationship between the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests, including prosperity and stability.

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Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia stand during a ceremony at a camp in the Colombian mountains. Luis Acosta/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images

Gender, Masculinities, and Counterterrorism

This post is co-authored with Rebecca Turkington, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More

January 22, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Women March Worldwide

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering January 12 to January 19, was compiled with support from Rebecca Turkington and Rebecca Hughes.

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January 16, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Women Could Boost the Global Economy, But Outdated Laws Are Holding Them Back

In the midst of the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, members of Congress have found a rare area of bipartisan cooperation: women's economic empowerment.

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January 14, 2019

Saudi Arabia
Women This Week: Saudi Arabia Stops "Secret Divorces"

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering January 5 to January 11, was compiled with support from Rebecca Turkington and Rebecca Hughes.

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