February 13, 2019United Kingdom
Last month, the British parliament voted to implement a trial of proxy voting for representatives on parental leave, a small step to make political institutions more gender-sensitive.
November 20, 2018Technology and Innovation
During a recent CFR roundtable, Professor Safiya Noble spoke about digital human rights – an issue on which she is advising the United Nations. Dr. Noble explores the biases against women and people …
April 12, 2019Women and Economic Growth
Kim K. Azzarelli, Jamille Bigio, and Richard Fry analyze factors underlying the global gender wage gap and discuss the benefits of gender parity, as part of the CFR 2019 College and University Educators Workshop, with Elmira Bayrasli.
September 21, 2018Terrorism and Counterterrorism
From arrest to sentencing to post-conflict reintegration and disarmament programming, evidence suggests that governments tend to be less responsive to women in terrorism compared to their male counte…
September 4, 2018Mexico
Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.