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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.

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Zuzana Caputova addresses the media at the party's headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Women This Week: Slovakia's First Female President

First Woman President Elected in Slovakia Read More

March 27, 2019

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. Counterterrorism’s Big Blindspot: Women

U.S. policymakers have long overlooked women’s involvement in terrorism, and rarely enlisted their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. A new bill would require U.S. counterterrorism policy to address the roles that women play as victims, perpetrators, and preventers.

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March 21, 2019

Conflict Prevention
Waving Goodbye to Dinosaurs: The Strategic Advantage of Women at the Peace Table

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This post is authored by Monica McWilliams.

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March 19, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Womenomics Is Flipping the Script on Men in Japan

In addressing legal barriers and challenging entrenched gender stereotypes, Japan is pushing for gender equality in the workplace and growing its economy.

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