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July 15, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Five Questions on #MeToo in Pakistan: Nighat Dad

In 2017, an unprecedented wave of women’s activism began to sweep the globe. Powered by technology accessible to millions of women for the first time, a new, viral movement ignited the #MeToo campaig…

Nighat Dad

July 23, 2013

Development
Responses to "The Need for Lawyers Without Borders"

My blog post last week proposing a global "Lawyers Without Borders" organization to represent local communities on international economic law issues generated such an unusual number of emails and com…

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April 29, 2013

Rule of Law
Human Rights and Access to Legal Representation

Last week a federal judge ruled that mentally disabled immigrants facing deportation have a right to representation in immigration proceedings, and ordered immigration courts in Arizona, California, …

mexico border fence

January 24, 2013

Economics
Guest Post: Rafael Correa’s Smooth Road to Victory

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. In less than a month, Ecuadorians will head…

Infrastructure - LAM

December 17, 2012

Health
Emerging Voices: Daniel Elliott on International Corporate Volunteerism

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Daniel Elliott, program mana…

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June 12, 2012

Americas
Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Worth the Price?

In the economic development world, one of Latin America’s claims to fame are its conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs), which provide direct money transfers to low-income families who send their …

CCT - Latin America's Moment

September 11, 2012

Health
Question of the Week: Slactivism

Can YouTube and shoes promote development and reduce poverty? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and l…

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September 23, 2016

Digital Policy
Cyber Week in Review: September 23, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Mo’ cyber, mo’ problems. On Thursday, Yahoo announced that a hack nearly two years ago result…

Utter devastation at Yahoo as half a billion records are hacked

September 12, 2016

Cybersecurity
Congress Needs to Warn Russia on Election Interference

Responding to reports that Russian hackers stole voter lists in Arizona and Illinois, federal officials are scrambling to help states protect voting systems from cyberattacks in the next sixty days. …

Cyber CFR Elections Net Politics

August 1, 2016

Cybersecurity
Blaming Russia For the DNC Hack Is Almost Too Easy

Dr. Sandro Gaycken is the Director of the Digital Society Institute, a former hacktivist, and a strategic advisor to NATO, some German DAX-companies and the German government on cyber matters. The h…

Cyber Net Politics CFR