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Palestinian women and children wait to collect drinking water amid shortages, at a tent camp sheltering people who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip January 28, 2024.
Palestinian women and children wait to collect drinking water amid shortages, at a tent camp sheltering people who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip January 28, 2024. REUTERS/Saleh Salem

Women This Week: Food Scarcity Having Severe Impact on Children and Pregnant Women in Gaza

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 February 24 to March 1. Read More

Maternal and Child Health
Women This Week: Wife of Russian Opposition Leader Vows to Carry on His Work
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 February 17 to February 23.
Sexual Violence
Women This Week: #MeToo Resurgence in Cameroon
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 February 3 to February 9.
Sexual Violence
Women This Week: Record Protest in Kenya Against Femicide
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 27 to February 2.
  • Maternal and Child Health
    Women This Week: Study Reports Over 64,000 Pregnancies Related to Rape Post 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 January 20 to January 26.
  • Health Policy and Initiatives
    Women This Week: Gender Health Gap Hindering Global Economy Growth
    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 13 to January 19.
  • Demonstrations and Protests
    Women This Week: Iran Punishes Anti-Hijab Advocate
    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 6 to January 12.
  • Maternal and Child Health
    Women This Week: Texas Abortion Ban Overrides Federal Guidance
    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 30 to January 5.
  • Sexual Violence
    Women This Week: Details From October 7 Reveal Sexual Violence
    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 23 to December 29.
  • Maternal and Child Health
    Women This Week: Aid Cuts Disproportionately Affect Women-Led Households 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 16 to December 22.
  • United States
    Women This Week: Texas Fails to Resolve Confusion over Abortion Bans
    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 9 to December 15.