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May 23, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Podcast Women in Peru march holding sign reading: ' We want us alive' during a protest against violence against women, November 25, 2017. Violence Against Women in the Inter-American Human Rights System: A Case Study of Jessica Gonzales v. United States

In 1999, Jessica Gonzales’ three daughters were abducted by her estranged husband and killed after the Colorado police refused to enforce a restraining order against him. Caroline Bettinger-López and…

January 9, 2017

China
india-women-migrant-workers India’s Migration Gender Gap

Rachel Brown is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. This is the second part of a series on migration trends in India and China. In 1966, Indira Gandhi assumed …

March 13, 2014

Americas
Voters wait in line to cast their vote in a presidential election runoff at a polling station outside in San Salvador This Year’s Presidential Elections in Latin America

Earlier this week, Salvadorans headed to the polls to cast their ballots in a presidential runoff election, since on February 2 the candidates failed to reach the 50 percent threshold to avoid a seco…

October 3, 2013

Economics
Dilma Rousseff - LAM Dilma Rousseff’s Tenure Three Years On

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is gearing up for her reelection bid this week, attending political rallies and drumming up support by appearing with former President Lula. As she hits the campaign…

April 14, 2014

India
Why-Growth-Matters.jpg Why Growth Matters

Teaching Notes for Why Growth Matters by CFR Senior Fellow Jagdish N. Bhagwati and coauthor Arvind Panagriya.

September 23, 2016

Greece
Play Kotzias_EC.jpg A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

November 12, 2015

United States
Play RTR4RHVN_EC.jpg The Path to Mars

Charles F. Bolden Jr. discusses the future of U.S. space policy.

November 26, 2013

India
Demonstrators hold a placard outside a court in New Delhi Women in India: Much More Than Recent Headlines

Over the past week, the Indian media and social media have been seized with an unfolding scandal involving a news magazine, Tehelka, that made its reputation ferreting out truth and exposing wrongdoi…

July 17, 2008

Angola
Angola’s Political and Economic Development

Angola, Africa’s top oil producer, is flush with money. Yet wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few, leaving the bulk of the population in poverty.

April 14, 2009

Elections and Voting
India’s Electoral Politics

As the world’s largest democracy goes to the polls, this Backgrounder looks at the laws, major players, and issues, including economic reform, caste, and religion, that have shaped India’s politics.