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April 12, 2019

Women and Economic Growth
The Economic Gains of Gender Parity

Kim K. Azzarelli, Jamille Bigio, and Richard Fry analyze factors underlying the global gender wage gap and discuss the benefits of gender parity, as part of the CFR 2019 College and University Educators Workshop, with Elmira Bayrasli.

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January 5, 2017

International Organizations
UN Peacekeeping in South Sudan: A Kiwi Comes to Juba

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. This month David Shearer of …

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January 18, 2017

Defense and Security
How Peacekeepers Can Better Protect Civilians: Lessons From South Sudan and Beyond

As civilians increasingly are targeted in armed conflict, more peace operations have been mandated to protect civilians from physical violence, including sexual violence. Peacekeeping forces around t…

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June 17, 2014

China
The Dependent South Sudan

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Allen is currently an officer in the Army National Guard. His interests are in Africa, …

A South Sudanese girl displaced by the conflict carries a younger boy on her back as they walk through mud in a flooded camp for internally displaced people at the UNMISS base in Malakal, Upper Nile State, May 30, 2014.   (Andreea Campeanu/Courtesy Reuters)