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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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How Sports Can Move the Ball for Women’s Rights Around the World

This blog was coauthored by Maiya Moncino, a research associate in international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More

June 18, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
How Social Media Has Reshaped Feminism

While women are still underrepresented in media generally, social media encourages a more level playing field, allowing for the voices of women from a wider array of backgrounds and countries, with or without traditional power, to be heard.

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June 15, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Impunity at the ICC

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, covering June 9 to June 15, was compiled with support from Lucia Petty and Rebecca Turkington.

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June 15, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Sessions’ Draconian Asylum Decision: The U.S. Turns Its Back on Domestic Violence Victims

Sessions’ ruling in Matter of A-B- not only blocks a pathway to safety for domestic violence victims, it also undermines the United States’ reputation as one of the few true beacons of hope and liberty in the world and a country bent on preventing and responding to violence against women. 

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