Women

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Bachelet: Empowering Women Country By Country

Interviewer: James M. Lindsay
Interviewee: Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women and former president of Chile, discusses the empowerment of women around the world with CFR's Director of Studies, James Lindsay. Bachelet emphasizes the importance of contextualizing the support provided in each country, and the need to combine both top-down and bottom-up approaches.

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Podcast

A Peace Penalty for Afghan Women?

As the United States backs reconciliation talks with the Taliban, many Afghan women fear a rollback of their rights. The international community must ensure that discussions of Afghanistan's future include its women, says CFR's Gayle Lemmon.

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