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April 18, 2019

Infectious Diseases
The Simple Solution That Saved Fifty-Four Million Lives

In 1968, two recent U.S. medical school graduates working in Dhaka, Bangladesh, developed oral rehydration solution—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt—that the British medical journal the Lancet has…

Dr. David Nalin and Dr. Richard Cash at the Council on Foreign Relations

October 11, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Who Run the World: Girls Powering Afghanistan's Digital Future

As technology transforms the world of work, a generation of girls is in danger of being left behind. Globally, girls are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) e…

Podcast All-girl team from Afghanistan prepares to compete in first international robot Olympics in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

October 12, 2018

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Ninth Annual Back-to-School Event: Responses to the Global Refugee Crisis

The ninth annual Back-to-School Event will focus on responses to the global refugee crisis, examining causes contributing to the refugee status of 25 million people and reactions from around the worl…

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May 15, 2013

Human Trafficking
Prevention, Protection, and Prosecution: An Assessment of Anti-Trafficking Efforts

Holly J. Burkhalter and E. Benjamin Skinner speak about the challenge of documenting modern slavery, designing effective interventions, and bringing those interventions to scale.

September 29, 2017

Development
A Conversation With Neal Keny-Guyer and Ann Miles

Women's economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity, according to global data from the World Bank, IMF, McKinsey, and the OECD. Yet despite the consensus around women's role in…

Podcast Indian Women Wait at Bank

September 20, 2017

Pakistan
A Conversation With Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

SANGER: Good afternoon, and welcome to today’s Council on Foreign Relations meeting. It’s wonderful to see all of you here, and particularly to welcome the prime minister—still new Prime Minister of …

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March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Screening of Girl Rising

Girl Rising is a film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned…

March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Film Screening: "Girl Rising"

Writer Maaza Mengiste and executive producer Tom Yellin discuss their new film, Girl Rising.

November 30, 2010

Capital Flows
CEO Speaker Series: Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr.

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. gl…

November 30, 2010

Capital Flows
CEO Speaker Series: "Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr."

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. gl…