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May 27, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: French Minister Denies Rape Accusations

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers May 21 to May 27.

Feminist activists hold a banner reading "ministry of shame" during a protest against the appointments of French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin in the new French government, in front of the city hall in Paris, France on July 10, 2020.

May 16, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Taliban Order Women to Cover Their Faces in Public

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers May 5 to May 13.

Taliban Minister of Virtue and Vice Sheikh Mohammad Khalid attends the news conference about a new command of hijab by Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 7, 2022.

May 20, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: UN Says Ukrainian Refugees in Poland Need Abortion Access

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers May 14 to May 20.

Ukrainian refugees disembark a train from Ukraine at Przemysl Glowny train station, after fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Przemysl, Poland on April 3, 2022.

May 6, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: U.S. Supreme Court Will Likely Overturn Roe v. Wade

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers April 30 to May 6.

Demonstrators gather during a protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on May 3, 2022, after the leak of a draft majority opinion that would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision.

April 27, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: #MeToo Trends in Thailand After Women Speak Out Against Politician

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers April 9 to April 22.

A view of the Temple of Dawn before Earth Hour in Bangkok, Thailand on March 26, 2022.

April 29, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Outcry Over Disappearances and Femicides Grows in Mexico

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers April 23 to April 29.

Women participate in a protest on April 24, 2022 in Mexico City to demand justice for victims of gender-based violence and femicides following the death of Debanhi Escobar.

May 19, 2022

U.S. Foreign Policy
Biden Visits Japan and South Korea, Annual World Health Assembly, and More

U.S. President Joe Biden visits Japan and South Korea, the seventy-fifth World Health Assembly takes place in Geneva, and Australians vote in a general election.

Podcast US President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport May 6, 2021, in Kenner, Louisiana.

April 15, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Reports of Sexual Violence Increase in Ukraine

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers April 9-April 15.

Ukrainian people seeking asylum in the United States amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, walk after arriving at the PedWest border crossing to a volunteer welcome center at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, California on April 12, 2022.

December 13, 2021

Religion
Addressing Food Insecurity Around the World

Eugene Cho, president and CEO at Bread for the World, and Ertharin Cousin, visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment, discuss the work of faith communities…

Play Addressing Food Insecurity Around the World

March 11, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: For International Women’s Day, Pakistani Women March On

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers March 5 to March 11.

People participate in "Aurat March" or "Women's March", to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, March 8, 2022.