June 12, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised unprecedented emphasis on women and girls over the course of this year’s Group of Seven (G7) deliberations. A group of women’s rights organizations ass…
June 20, 2018South Africa
Section nine of South Africa’s constitution guarantees equal rights to all South Africans and outlaws discrimination, including that based on ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual preference. Pursuant to that provision, in 2000 Parliament passed the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (PEPUDA) in 2000. In turn, PEPUDA led to the creation of Equality Courts to adjudicate infringements of equality such as unfair discrimination and hate speech.
August 14, 2018Pakistan
On Pakistan's seventy-first independence day, the country faces an economic crisis and a terrorism crisis. Whether prime minister–designate Imran Khan can deliver on his promise of a “naya Pakistan” …
August 1, 2018Pakistan
Khan has a powerful opportunity to deliver on his party’s platform and further Pakistani women’s workplace safety -- and the economic growth of the entire nation.
July 30, 2018Energy and Climate Policy
This blog post is adapted from a new discussion paper from the Energy Security and Climate Change Program: “Applying Blockchain Technology to the Electric Power Sector.”
July 26, 2018Pakistan
In a speech declaring victory in yesterday’s elections, Imran Khan outlined a vision for Pakistan’s relations with its neighbors, and called for “more balanced” ties with the United States.