Women make up more than half of the world’s population but are frequently overlooked in international affairs, their unique set of strengths and vulnerabilities often ignored. Brookings experts discuss the impact that improving education for girls and women can have on development and poverty levels, as well as issues including gender inequality, protection of women during conflict and gender-based violence.
Reuters/Muhammad Hamed - Women take part in a demonstration after Friday prayers in Amman, held by the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties to call for an end to Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip, July 18, 2014.
Breaking through Glass Doors: A Gender Analysis of Womenomics in the Jordanian National Curriculum
December 2014, Mayyada Abu Jaber
Mayyada Abu Jaber examines female workforce participation in Jordan, which is among the lowest in the region of the Middle East and North Africa.
Middle East and North Africa
November 18, 2014, Grace Wallack
November 10, 2014, Jennifer L. Lawless and Richard L. Fox
November 3, 2014, George Ingram
October 21, 2014, Isabel V. Sawhill
October 2014, Aiko Doden
October 10, 2014, The Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Opinion | Foreign Policy
September 24, 2014, Cynthia P. Schneider
September 16, 2014, Mireya Solís
September 15, 2014, Mayyada Abu Jaber
August 19, 2014, Peter Quartey , George Owusu and Simon Bawakyillenuo
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Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
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