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February 15, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women and Girls in STEAM Education

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

malawi

June 21, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
The Opportunity to Thrive: Girls' Education in Humanitarian Crises

In the shadow of this year’s World Refugee Day, 39 million girls living in countries impacted by conflict or natural disaster still do not have access to education. A lifeline in times of turmoil, ac…

Podcast Syrian refugee girls gesture as they sit inside a classroom at a school for Syrian refugee girls in Lebanon, October 19, 2017.

December 5, 2017

Women and Economic Growth
Women’s Contributions to Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Despite the growing evidence that women’s participation in peace and security processes improves stability, the inclusion of women in these processes has lagged since the passage of the landmark UN S…

Play Women’s Contributions to Conflict Prevention and Resolution

October 26, 2017

Development
How Workplace Discrimination Impedes Economic Growth

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 …

Podcast Women workers in Indonesia

March 10, 2016

Why STEM Needs Girls

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

Maadi girls

August 6, 2015

International Organizations
Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers: Time for Real Action

Coauthored with Eleanor Powell, intern in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. United Nations peacekeeping efforts have long had a dark s…

UN peacekeepers patrol near a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo on August 7, 2013.

March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Screening of Girl Rising

Girl Rising is a film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned…

March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Film Screening: "Girl Rising"

Writer Maaza Mengiste and executive producer Tom Yellin discuss their new film, Girl Rising.

April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Global Fund at Ten Years: Reflecting on its Impact and Looking Forward to Challenges Ahead

Debrework Zewdie examines the Global Fund's impact on global health, its current crisis, and efforts to strengthen internal governance and improve risk management.

April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Global Fund at Ten Years: Reflecting on Its Impact and Looking Forward to Challenges Ahead

YANZHONG HUANG: Good afternoon. Can you hear me? Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Yanzhong Huang. It's pronounced as Hwawng (ph), not Hwang (ph). (Chuckles.) We had that experience…