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.
Talking about Tehran on Capitol Hill should not be a boys’ club
January 29, 2016, Suzanne Maloney
One troubling aspect of the wrangling over the Iran deal has gone unnoticed. Where it mattered most—in the Congressional debate over the deal and U.S. policy toward Iran—nearly all of the people doing the talking about U.S. policy toward Tehran were men.
Middle East and North Africa
January 21, 2016, Christina Golubski
December 23, 2015, Musammat Badrunnesha
December 22, 2015, Suman Sachdeva
December 22, 2015, Jamila Razzaq
Opinion | Al-Monitor
December 13, 2015, Bruce Riedel
December 9, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Barry F. Huggins
September 29, 2015, Dileni Gunewardena
September 22, 2015, Isabel V. Sawhill
September 14, 2015, Wei-hsin Yu
July 6, 2015, Rebecca Campany, Brookings Institution Press
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