July 20, 2020Women and Women's Rights
New research published by New York University in partnership with the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders finds that quotas lead to better long-term political outcomes for women than gender provisi…
July 6, 2020International Law
International Criminal Court (ICC) President Chile Eboe-Osuji discusses the purpose and value of the ICC’s work and the ICC’s relationship with the United States.
June 25, 2020Canada
COVID-19 responses that ignore the pandemic’s disproportionate effects on women and girls risk exacerbating gender inequities and posing additional social and economic costs around the world. Women a…
March 24, 2020Nigeria
These are still early days for coronavirus in Nigeria, whose first case was reported on February 25. As of the morning of March 24, Nigeria had forty-two confirmed cases and one confirmed death, according to COVID-19 tracking by Johns Hopkins University. But an outbreak of Lassa fever, caused by a more common virus, has been active in Nigeria for the past few months.
February 24, 2020China
Almost 5,000 African students study in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. To date, health officials reported over 2,000 deaths and more than 70,000 infections across mainland China. In response, many governments have moved to evacuate their citizens from Hubei province, where Wuhan is. China is Africa's most important trading partner, and African governments are concerned about the coronavirus spreading to the continent.
February 19, 2020United Nations
Henrietta Fore discusses the work of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as well as her priorities and goals for the agency.