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May 19, 2017

Maternal and Child Health
Maternity Hospital, Abidjan, Ivory Coast Women Around the World: This Week

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 May 14 to May 19, was compiled with suppo…

Mar 23, 2017

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Somali-refugee-woman_RTR470GD Opening Doors for Refugee Women

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Emily Arnold-Fe…

Jan 24, 2017

Asia
womens-march-capitol_rtswr2s Landmarks in the Global Movement for Women’s Rights: A Timeline

  On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington, DC, drew a record-breaking public display of support for women’s rights and civil rights in a mass demonstration, estimated to be the largest …

Apr 28, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Le-Pen-France_RTS14BF9 Women Around the World: This Week

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 from April 21 to April 28, was compiled w…

Apr 24, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Turkey_woman_voting_RTS12HRM Women Around the World: This Week

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 from April 15 to April 24, was compiled w…

Mar 8, 2017

Japan
Japan: Women of Influence

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This comes five days after Japan’s Hinamatsuri, or Girls’ Day, the day in which the nation celebrates the bright future of its young daughters. On this s…

Jan 26, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
A woman drives a car in October 2013 in Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are barred from driving. Saudi female activists are campaigning to change this rule (Courtesy Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser). Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia After King Abdullah

The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz raises important questions about the future of the kingdom, including issues that have ripple effects around the world such as regional relati…

Apr 7, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Boko-Haram-Girls_RTX2PL9S Women Around the World: This Week

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 from April 1 to April 8, was compiled wit…

Apr 3, 2017

Asia
Carrie-lam_RTX32UBV Women Around the World: This Week

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 from March 26 to April 3, was compiled wi…

Apr 23, 2015

Global
Play RTXWDMV_EC.jpg A Global Approach to Women's Rights

Experts discuss the progress of women’s rights around the world.