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January 3, 2013

Rule of Law
Emerging Voices: Amanda Richardson on Land Rights for Women

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Amanda Richardson, an attorn…

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February 19, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Marianne Williamson, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Marianne Williamson doesn’t have the traditional background of a presidential candidate. She has never held political office, served in the military, or been a Cabinet officer. She is instead a best-…

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November 7, 2013

Development
The Benefits of No-Strings-Attached Cash

What if I suggested that the best way to fight poverty is simply to give money to poor people, no strings attached? You’d probably say I was crazy. Just dropping cash on the world’s poorest might res…

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February 8, 2016

Health
Zika Virus and Reproductive Health Access in Latin America

In response to the rapid spread of the Zika virus and the increasing number of cases linking the virus to microcephaly—a birth defect frequently characterized by a small head and incomplete brain dev…

Rosana Vieira Alves holds her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, pictured here at their house on February 3, 2016 in Brazil, which is investigating more than 4,000 suspected cases of this birth disorder, which may be linked to the Zika outbreak. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

July 2, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Eritrea’s Humanitarian Crisis and Mediterranean Migration

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a recent graduate from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where …

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April 24, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Europe’s Migrant Crisis

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a graduate student at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where s…

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April 14, 2015

Politics and Government
Campaign 2016: Senator Marco Rubio, GOP Presidential Candidate

Long shots sometimes pay off. Just ask Senator Marco Rubio. He won his first race for political office at age 26 by beating an incumbent county commissioner. A year later he won a seat in Florida’s s…

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December 5, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
An African Odyssey

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a graduate student at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where s…

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June 25, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Security Hazards of Being a FIFA World Cup Spectator

This guest post was coauthored by Emily Mellgard, research associate, and Amanda Roth, volunteer intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Even with their immense diversity…

A fan waits for the start of a 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match between Cameroon and Denmark at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, June 19, 2010. (Dylan Martinez/Courtesy Reuters)

June 20, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya: Violence Coopted by Political Rivalries

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, volunteer intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa program. She is a graduate student at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affair…

A resident holds a placard as he participates in a protest against the recent attack by unidentified gunmen in the coastal Kenyan town of Mpeketoni, June 17, 2014. (Joseph Okanga/Courtesy Reuters)