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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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A Belgian police officer stands guard outside a courtroom during the trial of one of the suspects in the 2015 Islamic State attacks. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Treatment of Terrorists: How Does Gender Affect Justice?

This post is co-authored by Rebecca Turkington, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations and Audrey Alexander, Senior Research Fellow at the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism. Read More

September 21, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
CFR Digital Interactive Explores Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security

While recurrent armed conflicts, expanded extremist networks, and record levels of displacement remain defining features of global security, standard peacemaking methods continue to overlook a proven strategy to reduce conflict and advance stability: the inclusion of women.

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September 20, 2018

Israel
What Israel’s Campaign to End Prostitution Teaches Us About Women Leaders

Over the course of decades, a determined coalition of Israeli women legislators found common ground to pass new legislation on prostitution.

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September 13, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
25 Years Since the Oslo Accords: Tzipi Livni and Zahira Kamal on Women’s Contributions to Peace

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancement of women and girls worldwide.

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