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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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Women and Girls in STEAM Education

Sara Narimene Boukais discovered last summer that she can change the world. As a member of Algeria’s first-ever robotics team, the 18-year-old spent months designing a machine that can clean polluted water—or, at least, clear a replica of a river littered with colored plastic balls. Read More

February 13, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women Around the World: This Week

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 February 3 to February 13, was compiled with support from Alexandra Bro and Anne Connell.

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February 7, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women Around the World: This Week

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 January 22 to February 6, was compiled with support from Becky Allen, Alexandra Bro, and Anne Connell.

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February 1, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Time to Count Women's Work

This blog was coauthored with Becky Allen, a research associate in the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow her @allenbecky8. As global leaders gathered in Davos last week to address the world's greatest geopolitical and economic challenges—from automation anxiety to the future of trade and investment—one theme proved unusually ubiquitous: gender equality.

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