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November 15, 2011

Pakistan
Priorities in U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir discusses U.S.-Pakistan relations and the fragility of the Pakistani democracy.

September 30, 2014

Global
The Intersection of Free Speech and Religious Freedom

Asma T. Uddin and Haris Tarin discuss the intersection of free speech, religious freedom, and social change, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

Podcast

October 25, 2019

Sudan
Women This Week: Sudan's First Female Chief Justice

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 October 11 to October 24, was compiled by…

Sudanese protesters march during a demonstration Khartoum, Sudan July 2019.

December 28, 2018

Global
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2018

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2018 who shaped U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten world figu…

Kofi Annan addresses a news conference UN headquarters in New York, 1997. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen.

June 11, 2019

Religion
Islam and Religious Freedom

Daniel Philpott, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, and Asma T. Uddin, senior scholar in the Religious Freedom Center at the Freedom Forum Institute, discusses Islam and religious freedom, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

Podcast

March 23, 2012

Syria
Syria: Stopping the Shopping

There is something pathetic about the new sanctions adopted by the EU today against Syria. Here is what was done, as explained by the Telegraph of London: The four women closest to President Assad w…

Bashar and Asma Assad

October 26, 2012

Yemen
Weekend Reading: Women and Early Islam, Yemen’s Separatists, and Syrian Refugees in Egypt

Helen Lackner on Open Democracy, discusses the possibility of southern separatists in Yemen disrupting the country’s unity. Nada Moselhy describes the experience of many of the Syrian refugees now l…

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September 25, 2018

Pakistan
Champions for Change: Pakistan at a Crossroads

Champions for Change is a series highlighting male allies working to advance equality across the globe. In this post, Salman Sufi gives an account of journey behind Pakistan’s most radical women's em…

Pakistani women bikers participate in the "Women on Wheels" initiative, launched by Punjab's Strategic Reform Unit.

April 4, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
Malala and Investing in Pakistan’s Breakthrough Generation, From the Classroom to the Workplace

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and girls’ education advocate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan this past week, her first visit to her home country since she was shot by Taliban militants in 2012. Ret…

Children attending class at Khushal school in Pakistan

August 25, 2008

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Institutions and Civil Society

A look into Pakistan’s institutions, civil society, and the various players less known.