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People participate in Aurat March or Women's March, to mark the International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan March 8, 2021. Akhtar Soomro/REUTERS

Women This Week: Victory for Women’s Rights Activists in Pakistan

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers January 15 to January 28. Read More

Women and Economic Growth
Roopa Kudva: Diverse Tech Start-Ups and Investors Are India’s Future
India’s entrepreneurs, investors, and philanthropists are increasingly representative of the country’s diversity. They are playing a critical role in addressing India’s problems.
Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: First Woman Nominated to Pakistan’s Supreme Court
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers January 8 to January 14.
Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Women’s Rights Deteriorate in Afghanistan
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers December 18 to January 7. 
  • Women and Women's Rights
    European Court Orders Russia to Improve Domestic Violence Protections
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers December 11 to December 17.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: Marriage Equality Becomes Law in Chile
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers December 4 to December 10. 
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: U.S. Supreme Court Considers Future of Roe v. Wade
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers November 20 to December 3. 
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: #WhereIsPengShuai
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers November 13 to November 19.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: UN Takes On Gender Equality and Climate Change
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers November 6 to November 12.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: Protests Against Poland’s Abortion Law
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers October 30 to November 5.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: Biden Administration Releases New Strategy on Gender Equality
    Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers October 23 to October 29.