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…
September 18, 2018Cybersecurity
Although there are challenges facing the study of cyber conflict, they are not insurmountable.
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…
August 16, 2018Corruption
Widespread corruption in Latin America’s judicial systems--such as Supreme Court justices engaging in bribery in Colombia and Peru, lawyers rigging judge appointments in Guatemala, and the attorney general firing an investigator for looking into corruption in Mexico--- requires more than laws to fix. It means building a professional civil service. While a daunting task, Chile and Brazil can point the way.
July 13, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering July 5 to July 13, was compiled with supp…
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.