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A nurse makes an injection to a baby at a maternity hospital in Treichville, Abidjan May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

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 May 14 to May 19, was compiled with support from Becky Allen and Alyssa Dougherty.  Read More

May 17, 2017

Gender
Why Aren't There More Women in the Labor Force Across the Globe?

Gallup and the International Labor Organization (ILO) recently released a landmark report on global attitudes toward women and work. Based on a study conducted across 142 countries and territories, the report finds that the majority of both men (66 percent) and women (70 percent) prefer that women participate in paid work.

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May 17, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

I recently hosted a CFR roundtable with Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and chief executive officer of New America to discuss, among other topics, her new book The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World.

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May 16, 2017

Gender
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.

Read More