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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 19, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Adjunct Senior Fellow Catherine Powell moderates panel with Mary V. Harvey and Minky Worden. How Sports Can Move the Ball for Women’s Rights Around the World

Mary Harvey, a former member of the U.S. national women's soccer team, and Minky Worden of Human Rights Watch discuss how sports institutions can be an important tool for expanding human rights abroa…

August 2, 2018

Energy and Climate Policy
A motorist drives past a parking lot full of new Tesla electric vehicles in Richmond, California, U.S. June 22, 2018. What States, Cities, and Corporations can do in the Face of Federal Resistance to the Clean Transportation Transition

Stefan Koester is an intern with the Energy Security and Climate Change program at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts Univ…

April 24, 2018

Iran
Flames emerge from flare stacks at the oil fields in Basra, southeast of Baghdad, Iraq January 17, 2017. Energy Intelligence Briefing: Automated Warfare, Asymmetric Risks, and Middle East Conflicts

Geopolitical risk is always a major feature of global oil and gas markets, but the interplay of wars without end, powerful non-state actors, and the proliferation of new weapons technologies across t…

March 18, 2016

Wars and Conflict
UN-DRC-peacekeepers_RTX1WUW8 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 March 11 to March 17, was compiled by Ann…

March 11, 2016

Asia
Indigenous-women-mexico_RTS9WYH 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 March 4 to March 11, was compiled by Anne…

March 4, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Guatemala-woman-court 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 February 26 to March 3, was compiled by A…

February 26, 2016

Wars and Conflict
India-baby-maternal-health 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 February 19 to February 26, was compiled …

February 19, 2016

Development
Syria-talks-Kerry 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 February 11 to February 18, was compiled …

February 11, 2016

Human Rights
Myanmar's National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to the opening of the new parliament in Naypyitaw 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 February 5 to February 11, was compiled b…