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May 22, 2013

United States
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Dr. Helene D. Gayle and Deputy Administrator Donald K. Steinberg speak about the challenges of combatting child marriage at the launch event for CFR's new report on child marriage.

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November 25, 2013

Religion
Ending the Practice of Child Marriage

Rachel Vogelstein, CFR's fellow for women and foreign policy, and Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service, discuss ending the practice of child marriage at the American Academy of …

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May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Mary Robinson and Geeta Rao Gupta discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives. In the report, aut…

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April 23, 2014

Child Marriage
Ending Child Marriage: Legal Approaches

Rachel Vogelstein moderates a conversation with Jody Heymann, dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and Yasmeen Hassan, global director of Equality Now, about their ongoing research and …

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May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

RACHEL VOGELSTEIN: Welcome, everyone, to the Council on Foreign Relations. We are here tonight to mark the release of the first-ever report on child marriage from the council, and we are very fort…

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February 18, 2014

Child Marriage
Consensus Building for the Most Vulnerable: Eliminating Child Marriage Globally

LEMMON: So, I want to say welcome to everyone. It's really a pleasure to see -- we joked when we looked at the list that this was going to be a full room, and I said, well, the Tuesday after a holida…

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June 25, 2021

LGBTQ+
LGBTQ+ Rights: Snapshots From Around the World

Panelists discuss global LGBTQ+ rights, from persecutions in Russia to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, as well as the role of U.S. foreign policy in advancing and protecting LGBTQ+ r…

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October 17, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
International Day of the Girl Child: A Conversation with Kakenya Ntaiya and Sarah Craven

Girls’ education is one of the most effective development investments. Yet 130 million girls remain out of school, and each year, twelve million girls are married before their eighteenth birthday. To…

Podcast Jedidah Nkadayo, a 12 year old Maasai girl who was rescued from marriage, listens to her teacher at a boarding school in Kajiado, Kenya on January 13, 1999.

October 20, 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa
Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy: The Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy in Africa

Panelists discuss the impact of COVID-19 on democracy in Africa, including suspended elections and lockdown measures sometimes used to target opposition groups and the media, as well as steps some co…

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November 2, 2021

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Preview Screening and Discussion of "Simple As Water"

Ten years after the beginning of the Syrian civil war, Syria is still the world’s largest refugee crisis. In Simple As Water, the documentary from Academy Award-winning director Megan Mylan, portrait…

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