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Women This Week: U.S. Judge Blocks Biden Administration Protections for LGBTQ+ People

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 July 16 to July 22. Read More

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: France Repatriates Fifty-One Women and Children From Syrian Detention Camps
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 July 2 to July 15. 
Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Gender-Based Violence Prompts Outcry in Egypt, Jordan
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 June 25 to July 1. 
Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down 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 June 17 to June 24. 
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: New Report Condemns Failed Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence in Canadian Military
    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 May 28 to June 3.
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    Women This Week: French Minister Denies Rape Accusations
    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 May 21 to May 27.
  • Technology and Innovation
    Can You Hear Me? Speech and Power in the Global Digital Town Square
    Elon Musk's plans to buy Twitter have led to renewed discussions on free speech. But much of the debate has neglected the international reach of social media companiesand its legal implications.
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    Women This Week: UN Says Ukrainian Refugees in Poland Need Abortion Access
    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 May 14 to May 20.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: Taliban Order Women to Cover Their Faces in Public
    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 May 5 to May 13.
  • Women and Women's Rights
    Women This Week: U.S. Supreme Court Will Likely Overturn 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 April 30 to May 6.
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    Women This Week: Outcry Over Disappearances and Femicides Grows in Mexico
    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 April 23 to April 29.