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January 17, 2018

Human Rights
More Than 40 Million People Enslaved Worldwide, Shows New CFR InfoGuide

January 17, 2018—Slavery is universally prohibited by national and international laws, but more than 40 million people continue to be enslaved worldwide. Fueled by a population boom and extreme pover…

modern slavery infoguide

March 20, 2018

United States
In Memoriam: Peter G. Peterson

CFR’s Chairman Emeritus Peter G. Peterson passed away on March 20 at age 91.

January 14, 2009

Global
CFR’s Center for Universal Education Proposes Blueprint for Global Education Fund

With 300 million children out of school globally, including seventy-two million primary school-age children, a new Center for Universal Education (CUE) Working Paper urges the United States to take t…

February 23, 2012

Human Rights
CFR Interactive Evaluates Efforts to Protect Human Rights Worldwide

CFR’s International Institutions and Global Governance program has launched a new multimedia resource that tracks progress on the protection of human rights around the world.

April 20, 2004

Education
Senator Clinton Offers ’Education Plan for All’ Plan

Legislation is Designed to Reach Goal of Universal Education by 2015 Washington, D.C. – In an address at the Council on Foreign Relations, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) today…

April 20, 2004

Education
Girls’ Education Key to Global Wealth, Health, New Council Report Finds

April 20, 2004 – Investing in girls’ education globally delivers huge returns for economic growth, political participation, women’s health, smaller and more sustainable families, and disease preventi…

June 4, 2003

Global
Global Attitudes Toward America: War With Iraq Further Divides Global Publics

The Pew Global Attitudes Project released a major report on Global Attitudes Toward America this week, and will hold a meeting on June 4 at the Council on Foreign Relations to discuss the results fro…

January 8, 2003

United States
Women’s Opinion on Defense Policies Has Been Transformed Since September 11: Women Now Favor Higher Defense Spending, Want a National Missile Defense,and are the Least Likely to Believe that Life Will Ever Return to Normal

Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, (212) 439 7926 or [email protected] November 1, 2001 – Across America, support for increased defense spending is now higher than at any point in n…

April 27, 2011

Maternal and Child Health
CFR Report Argues U.S. Prioritization of Family Planning Can Significantly Reduce Maternal and Child Deaths and Abortions in Developing World

“Women today are recognized as critical to reducing poverty, boosting economic growth and agricultural productivity, promoting environmental sustainability, and raising healthy and well-educated c…

October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
CFR Launches Interactive Map Tracking Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks

For the past three years, the Global Health program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking news reports to produce an interactive map plotting global outbreaks of diseases that are eas…