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Women Around the World examines the relationship between the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests, including prosperity and stability.

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Women participate in a demonstration against gender violence, in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Magali Druscovich

Women This Week: 2019 Year in Review

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 highlights the top news stories of 2019 and was compiled by Rebecca Turkington and Alexandra Bro.  Read More

January 9, 2020

Digital Policy
Invisible Workers on the Global Assembly Line

In her newly published book, Behind the Screen: Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media, Dr. Sarah T. Roberts discusses the world of content moderation, which increasingly plays a major role in keeping social media firms functioning.

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December 31, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Fleeing Home: Refugees and Human Trafficking

Global refugee flows are currently at the highest levels in history. While many refugees already face perilous journeys, harsh living conditions in camps, and discrimination in host countries, they are also at risk of a human rights violation too often insufficiently addressed in security and conflict prevention efforts: human trafficking. 

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December 13, 2019

Finland
Women This Week: Finland’s All-Female Coalition Government

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 December 6 to December 13, was compiled by Yuxin Lei and Rebecca Turkington.

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