Women

Foreign Affairs Article

The Better Half

Author: Isobel Coleman

Efforts to provide the world's women with economic and political power are more than just a worthy moral crusade: they represent perhaps the best strategy for pursuing development and stability across the globe.

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Women as Change Agents in the Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis

Speaker: Robert B. Zoellick
Presider: Cokie Roberts

Council on Foreign Relations Meeting. Subject: Women's Roles in Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis. Held at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington D.C.

This session was part of the the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable series, which is made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

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Women as Change Agents in the Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis (Audio)

Speaker: Robert B. Zoellick
Presider: Cokie Roberts

Listen to Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank Group, focus on innovative approaches to advance economic opportunities for women and girls worldwide.

This session was part of the the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable series, which is made possible by the generous support of ExxonMobil.

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Guardian: Human rights before religion

Author: Seyran Ates

Seyran Ates, a practicing Muslim, charges that  Germany has been downplaying human rights--and women's rights in particular--in an effort to remain politically correct with respect to religious practices.

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