Women Around the World
Blogs

Women Around the World

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

Latest Post

Judges of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), attend a hearing in San Jose, Costa Rica September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Violence Against Women in the Inter-American Human Rights System: International Advocacy and Domestic Reforms

Rebecca Hughes, research associate in the women and foreign policy program, substantially contributed to the development of this blog post and the roundtable upon which it is based. Read More

July 17, 2018

Health Policy and Initiatives
To End the HIV Epidemic, Focus on Sexual Violence Prevention

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Gary M. Cohen and Dr. Daniela Ligiero.

Read More

July 16, 2018

Syria
Sixteen and Married: Why Identity Matters for Syrian Girls

Ensuring that displaced women and girls have official identification is a critical step toward reducing rates of child marriage among Syrian refugees.

Read More

July 13, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Ballot Breakthroughs in Mexico and Tunisia

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 July 5 to July 13, was compiled with support from Lucia Petty and Rebecca Turkington.

Read More