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November 21, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
It’s Time to End Gender-Based Violence in Conflict

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cath…

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November 28, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
Eliminating Violence Against Women

This week marks the United Nations' Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, when the United Nations, partner organizations, and governments around the world galvanize attention to gen…

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February 6, 2017

Development
International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Today, Feb. 6, 2017, marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Learn more about the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting through these five publications from t…

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October 31, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Sixteen Years After the Adoption of UNSCR 1325

Today, October 31, 2016, marks sixteen years since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 (S/RES/1325), the landmark international legal framework that addresses the inordinate impact of war…

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February 15, 2012

How, and How Not, to Debate The Budget

In our current political climate, the budget of the President is no longer a legislative proposal--it is merely an invitation to debate. And in the aftermath of the release of the budget Monday, we h…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee in Washington (Gary Cameron/Courtesy Reuters).

June 13, 2016

Human Rights
What the United State of Women Means for Global Issues

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cath…

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February 10, 2016

Asia
Three Ways the United States Is Working to End FGM/C

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Ambassador Cath…

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December 17, 2015

Energy and Environment
Why the Paris Agreement Is Good News for Women and Girls

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests. This ar…

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October 26, 2015

Wars and Conflict
What’s the Problem with Women, Peace, and Security?

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests. This ar…

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power greets United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon before a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Women, Peace and Security at U.N. headquarters in New York

January 10, 2014

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Why Shiites Fight, Egyptian Time Warp, and Militia Madness in Libya

Rodger Shanahan says that Shiites fighting in Syria are doing so not for sectarian reasons, but rather for reasons of geopolitics and self-preservation. Mohammed Fadel argues that Egypt has returned…

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