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May 22, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
Legal Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation: Progress and Challenges

Despite the relationship between women’s labor force participation and growth, legal barriers continue to inhibit women’s economic potential around the world. According to the World Bank’s 2018 Women…

Podcast Women trainees during a Female Dump Truck Driver Programme training session held by the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC), in Tharparkar, Pakistan. September 21, 2017.

April 5, 2018

Donald Trump
Foreign Affairs Issue Launch: Letting Go: Trump, America, and the World

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses the March/April 2018 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Sarah Margon and Jake Sullivan. 

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February 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women’s Economic Opportunity Starts in the Family

Today nearly 90 percent of nations still have laws on the books that block women’s work, including discriminatory laws and customs surrounding family life that perpetuate unequal access to assets and…

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January 9, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women's Land Rights

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

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March 20, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Financing a New Ukraine

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko discusses her country’s economy, including its ambitious reform agenda and recent International Monetary Fund package.

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September 23, 2016

Greece
A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

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December 3, 2013

United States
Majority of Americans See the United States as Less Powerful

With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, CFR President Richard N. Haass and Pew Research Center President Alan Murray sit …

December 3, 2013

United States
Majority of Americans See the United States as Less Powerful

With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, Pew Research Center president Alan Murray and CFR President Richard N. Haass sit …

September 28, 2012

Liberia
A Conversation with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

GEORGE RUPP: I'm very pleased to welcome all of you to this Council on Foreign Relations meeting with the president of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. I have the usual housekeeping …

December 14, 2011

Elections and Voting
Why the Russian Protests Matter

Russia's December 4 parliamentary vote has prompted mass demonstrations over allegations of electoral fraud. The protests also stem from public frustration with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's decisi…