October 11, 2018Afghanistan
On International Day of the Girl, we celebrate Roya Mahboob, Afghanistan's first female tech CEO. Roya works to open doors for the next generation of women leaders in STEM through mentoring, coaching…
October 10, 2018China
The absence of a U.S. response to China’s encroachment on Asia’s rivers points to a failure to comprehend the regional implications of increased competition for water resources.
September 20, 2018Israel
Over the course of decades, a determined coalition of Israeli women legislators found common ground to pass new legislation on prostitution.
September 13, 2018Middle East and North Africa
September 13, 2018—Former diplomat and Middle East expert Martin Indyk will join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) this month as a distinguished fellow and director of executive education, based…
August 28, 2018Sexual Violence
Panelists at CFR roundtable Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the #MeToo Movement addressed the need to mainstream gender into anti-corruption efforts and discussed the impact of gendered forms of c…
July 18, 2018Human Rights
Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States, the first international human rights case brought by a victim of domestic violence against the United States, advanced women’s rights at the global level …
July 16, 2018Syria
Ensuring that displaced women and girls have official identification is a critical step toward reducing rates of child marriage among Syrian refugees.