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November 15, 2017

Energy and Climate Policy
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks between Vice President Mike Pence (L) and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prior to signing an executive order on "Energy Independence," eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations, March 28, 2017. Hippocratic Oath for Bonn

This post is authored by Lindsay Iversen, associate director for climate and resources at the Council on Foreign Relations' Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. You can follow her on twitter @li…

October 20, 2017

China
A Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle is seen at Stewart Chevrolet in Colma, California. China Is Poised to Take Over This Industry. America Can’t Let It Happen.

Ashley Feng is a research associate for China Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Sagatom Saha is a Fulbright researcher studying energy reform. The future of transportation will be elect…

November 21, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
woman in congo It’s Time to End Gender-Based Violence in Conflict

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cath…

November 20, 2017

Women and Economic Growth
girls in pakistan Can Tackling Childcare Fix STEM’s Gender Diversity Problem?

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Rudaba Zehra Na…

June 5, 2017

Gender
Solar power in India New Evidence Supports the Business Case for Closing Gender Gaps

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Henriette Kolb, h…

July 6, 2017

Human Rights
A 16-year-old girl sits inside a protection home on the outskirts of New Delhi November 9, 2012. She was working as a maid was rescued by Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save the Childhood Movement), a charity which rescues victims of bonded labour. There are no reliable figures for how many people are trafficked for domestic servitude, but the Indian government says over 120,000 trafficked children are rescued from domestic work each year. Women Around the World: This Week

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 June 27 to July 6, was compiled with supp…

June 16, 2017

Gender
Students learn work on computers in a class during the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Mukmin Islamic boarding school in Solo, Indonesia Central Java province, August 2, 2011. Girls' STEM Education Can Drive Economic Growth

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Gwendoline Tilghm…

January 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
somaliland Women Around the World: This Week

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 January 7 to January 19, was compiled wit…

January 5, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
iceland Women Around the World: This Week

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 December 30 to January 8, was compiled wi…

May 8, 2015

Development
A worker uses an ATM newly installed in her factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 2014 (Courtesy Camilla Fabbri/World Bank). Measuring Opportunities for Digital Payments: The Global Findex 2014

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Leora Klapper, lead economist …