February 8, 2006
As Hamas prepares to take over the government of the Palestinian Authority, CFR.org profiles some of its most prominent leaders.
March 17, 2006
The U.S. government has several channels for promoting democracy, but a plethora of independent U.S. organizations with that same mandate also exist, with varying degrees of financial dependency on t…
May 19, 2006
Cyprus’ parliamentary elections are the first since the 2004 referendum on Kofi Annan’s plan for reunification was voted down, and the first since the country’s accession to the EU that same year. Th…
March 27, 2006
The prosecution of alleged terrorists in U.S. civilian criminal courts and in new military tribunals has been fraught with controversy. U.S. federal courts have gradually asserted their role in the m…
April 6, 2006
Italians will head to the polls for parliamentary elections on April 9 and 10 to determine whether Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi or challenger Romano Prodi and his center-left coalition wi…
September 4, 2018
Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.
October 15, 2018
Closing the gender gap in the workforce could add a staggering $28 trillion to the global GDP.
October 16, 2018
Most countries still have laws that make it harder for women to work than men. This inequality shortchanges not only women but also entire economies.
November 14, 2018
This post was coauthored by Alexandra Bro, research associate in the women and foreign policy program.
Last week, US voters reshaped the face of Congress, pushing women's representation there clos…
December 13, 2017
In a year of tumult, were there any positive trends? Experts point to a number of areas where progress was made, from reducing child mortality and poverty to improving women’s rights.