CFR Staff

Rebecca Hughes

Research Associate, Women and Foreign Policy


"Six Women Who Shaped the Contemporary World Order," with Kyle Evanoff, The Internationalist,, March 8, 2019.

"Womenomics is Flipping the Script on Men in Japan," with Catherine Powell, Fortune, March 6, 2019.

"Five Questions on How Diversity Strengthens Foreign Policy: Jendayi E. Frazer," Women Around the World,, March 6, 2019.

"From STEM to Security: Why More Women in Science is a Foreign Policy Imperative," with Rebecca Turkington, Diplomatic Courier, February 11, 2019.

"Codifying #MeToo Into International Law," with Caroline Bettinger-López, The Hill, January 9, 2019.

"8 Women Who Used Activism to Fight for Human Rights in 2018," The Lily, November 30, 2018.

"Building a Skilled GirlForce: Lessons from Roya Mahboob," with Meighan Stone, Women Around the World,, October 11, 2018.

"What Israel's Campaign to End Prostitution Teaches Us About Women Leaders: They're Very Effective," National Interest, September 14, 2018.

"Corruption and Gender Inequality in the Age of #MeToo,"with Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Women Around the World,, August 28, 2018.

"Sixteen and Married: Why Identity Matters for Syrian Girls," with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Women Around the World,, July 16, 2018.