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November 23, 2023

Climate Change
Defunding Climate Action: What’s at Stake in GOP Cuts to International Aid

Under Republican leadership, the House of Representatives is doubling down on their efforts to slash U.S. funding for gender equality initiatives—and climate justice hangs in the balance.  

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019.

February 16, 2023

Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations

Sima Sami Bahous discusses women’s rights in areas of acute crisis and how UN Women is supporting gender equality and the empowerment of women around the world. The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture …

Play Sima Bahous speaking into a mic during a UN Security Council meeting.

May 5, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
For Nigerian Girls Boko Haram Is Not the Only Threat

This is a guest post by Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Global, the international arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Zahra, a teenage Muslim girl living in…

Nigeria Girl Education

November 13, 2020

A Conversation With President Sebastián Piñera of Chile

President Piñera discusses short term and long term economic recovery after COVID-19, Chile’s new constitution, global governance, and the shifting geopolitics of Latin America.

Play President Sebastián Piñera of Chile standing on the right.

June 16, 2017

A Tale of Two Anti-Ebola Drugs

Since April, cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As of June 6, there were eight probable and confirmed cases, which were associated with four de…