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.
Policies to Expand Women’s Opportunity
July 2, 2014, Joanna Venator and Richard V. Reeves
Richard Reeves and Joanna Venator discuss a recent report offering recommendations for improving female economic opportunity that highlights problem areas such as high child care costs and restricted educational prospects.
Middle East and North Africa
Opinion | The Hindu
June 23, 2014, Shamika Ravi and Anuradha Sajjanhar
Paper | The Hamilton Project
June 19, 2014, Isabel V. Sawhill and Joanna Venator
June 19, 2014
June 9, 2014
May 5, 2014
April 21, 2014, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
April 3, 2014, Joanna Venator and Richard V. Reeves
March 21, 2014, Homi Kharas and Christine Zhang
March 7, 2014, Jenny Alexander and Jenny Perlman Robinson
February 26, 2014, Madiha Afzal
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