from Women and Foreign Policy Program

Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls in the Middle East: An Analysis of Current Trends and U.S. Policy

December 02, 2020

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, CFR adjunct senior fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on  Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism, on advancing the rights of women and girls in the Middle East. A video of the hearing can be accessed here.

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