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 July 8 to July 17, was compiled with support from Becky Allen, Anne Connell, and Kathryn Sachs.
With the United States likely to pull back on global health funding, the World Health Organization, under its new director-general, will need to undertake serious structural and administrative changes.
As my own spring break approached this past March, I decided to take a couple of my students to this Caribbean destination to explore the impact of Obama-era policies on Cubans. We were surprised by what we learned about the opportunities and challenges facing Cuban women.
New strains of antibiotic-resistant bugs have triggered an alarming rise in deaths from treatable illnesses worldwide. A global ban on growth-promoting antibiotics in livestock is a crucial starting point for combating this trend.