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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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Employees assemble an engine at the production line of an automobile company in Anhui province, China. July 16, 2009. Jianan Yu/REUTERS

Women Could Boost the Global Economy, But Outdated Laws Are Holding Them Back

In the midst of the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, members of Congress have found a rare area of bipartisan cooperation: women's economic empowerment. Read More

December 7, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Five Questions on the U.S. Strategy on International Education

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancement of women and girls worldwide. 

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December 6, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Ending Violence Against Women is Possible and Urgent

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Esta Soler, President and Founder of Futures Without Violence.

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December 6, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Gender Progress in Georgia

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 November 29 to December 5, was compiled with support from Rebecca Turkington and Ao Yin.

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