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October 9, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Nobel Peace Prize Highlights War-Time Sexual Violence

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to Nadia Murad, a survivor—and activist for other survivors—of sex trafficking by the Islamic State group, and Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon from the Congo…

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April 19, 2018

Sudan
Five Questions on the Sudan Peace Process

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…

Women carry identification papers during the registration for a Darfur referendum, at a registration centre at Abo-Shouk IDP camp at Al Fashir in North Darfur, February 17, 2016.

April 28, 2017

Syrian Civil War
Who’s Who in Syria’s Civil War

Syria’s civil war is being fought on multiple fronts by an array of combatants whose alliances, capabilities, and in some cases motives have been in flux.

Rebel fighters train in western Deraa governorate.

November 25, 2016

Wars and Conflict
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, an internationally recognized day to elevate combating violence against women on the international development …

Members of AISA shout slogans as they hold placards during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi

June 18, 2016

Middle East and North Africa
Bahrain Slips Further into Repression

The Project on Middle East Democracy sums up the week in Bahrain: First, "A Bahraini court ordered the suspension of all activities by al-Wefaq, the island-nation’s largest opposition party. The J…

December 7, 2016

Global
Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

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December 7, 2016

Global
Countering Violent Extremism by Engaging Women

This session addresses strategies to counter violent extremism by capitalizing on the contributions of women.

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July 12, 2016

Radicalization and Extremism
UN Under-Secretary-General Bangura Addresses Rape in War

I hosted United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General Zainab Hawa Bangura, the special representative of the secretary-general on sexual violence in conflict, at CFR last week to discuss her work comb…

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April 8, 2016

Wars and Conflict
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 March 31 to April 7, was compiled with su…

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