July 12, 2018World Health Organization (WHO)
Amidst controversy over the World Health Organization's breastfeeding resolution, we should move beyond the domestic political question to the global policy matter: does international policy do enoug…
May 24, 2018World Health Organization (WHO)
Tedros’s first year as Director-General of the WHO demonstrated his vision, leadership, and ability to seize an opportunity for action. However, concerns remain regarding his willingness to balance p…
July 16, 2018Syria
Ensuring that displaced women and girls have official identification is a critical step toward reducing rates of child marriage among Syrian refugees.
May 24, 2018Women and Economic Growth
After the liberation of Raqqa, Syria, women are returning to the city with their families and taking on new roles in the rebuilding process.
May 4, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Foreign ISIS wives still in Syria live in dust-coated tents, or sometimes in prison rooms, alongside their children, inhabiting a legal purgatory until one authority or another figures out what to do…
June 27, 2018South Africa
In 2017, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille declared the Western Cape a disaster area because of the drought. In March, the ruling African National Congress’ minister for cooperative governance, Zweli Mkhize, declared a national state of emergency. However, with the arrival of winter rains, Mkhize did not renew the state of emergency when it expired on June 13.
May 15, 2017Japan
Shinto priests walk in a line to attend a ritual to usher in the upcoming New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on December 31, 2016 (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon).
April 17, 2018South Africa
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the official opposition to the governing African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa’s parliament, and is struggling to grow its support now that Zuma is gone.