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October 22, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
Women and the Law

Barriers to women's economic participation persist in every region of the world. Nations need to do more to level the legal playing field for women and ensure that women have the right to compete fairly in the economy—which will lead to significant gains.

May 20, 2019

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Women and Terrorism

U.S. policymakers overlook the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and rarely enlist their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. This omission puts the United States at a disadvantage.

December 12, 2018

India
India and the World

India’s capability to grow in a carbon-scarce world will determine the fate of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Women walk among windmills in Jaisalmer, India, on March 8, 2017.

June 3, 2020

Global Governance
Perspectives on a Changing World Order

Although the world seems destined to grow more competitive, congested, and contested in the coming years, the logic of major power cooperation remains inescapable. Efforts to shape a stable, inclusive, and beneficial order must be collaborative.

December 1, 2019

United States
U.S. Adults’ Knowledge About the World

A new survey commissioned from Gallup by the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Geographic Society explores American adults’ knowledge about geography and world affairs.

March 10, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Renewing the Global Architecture for Gender Equality

UN Women has the potential to make serious progress on gender equality and equity—but the U.S. government needs to help make this a reality.

Four women stand together with raised fists during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil, on International Women's Day.

February 24, 2017

Gender
Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security Processes

CFR's Women and Foreign Policy program and Center for Preventive Action co-convened a symposium to discuss how women improve security outcomes in conflict-prone areas.

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June 19, 2014

Afghanistan
Women and Girls in the Afghanistan Transition

Overview Although Afghan women and girls have made strides in education, the economy, health care, politics, and broader civil society since the 2001 U.S.-led intervention, these advances remain f…

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July 5, 2016

Technology and Innovation
Women in Tech as a Driver for Growth in Emerging Economies

Overview As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, many low- and middle-income countries face an obstacle: most emerging economies lack qualified people to fill critical informa…

October 24, 2016

Gender
How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances U.S. Interests

Overview Recurrent and emerging armed conflicts, expanded terrorist and extremist networks, increased targeting of civilians, and record levels of mass displacement have defined global security in…