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September 5, 2017

Afghanistan
Afghanistan women's land rights Reforming Women's Property Rights in Afghanistan

On paper, the law is clear: men and women enjoy equal property rights under Afghanistan's 2004 constitution. But on-the-ground reality says otherwise as a combination of tradition and customary laws …

November 17, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
women in morocco 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 November 6 to November 17, was compiled w…

November 6, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
Day of the dead 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 October 26 to November 3, was compiled wi…

November 2, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Women’s Participation in Peace Processes Women’s Participation in Peace Processes

Peace negotiators often overlook a proven strategy to reduce conflict and advance stability: include women.

October 26, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
Burundi peacekeepers Women's Participation in Peace and Security Processes

This week marks the seventeen-year anniversary of the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The international agreement acknowledges the dispropor…

October 20, 2017

Gender
New zealand 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 October 13 to October 20, was compiled wi…

April 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.

October 6, 2017

Gender
Royce and McWIlliams 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 September 29 to October 6, was compiled w…

September 22, 2017

Gender
Halimah 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 September 13 to September 22, was compile…

July 27, 2017

Gender
Rwandan artisans women economy Empowering Women in Developing Economies

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