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African Anger Builds Over President Trump’s Racist Comments

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:11:38 EST

Far from dissipating, African(image)

President Trump Attacks African and Haitian Immigration to the United States

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:54:53 EST

American media is reporting that, during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on immigra(image)

The Missing Ingredients of Growth

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:24:25 EST

This post is co-authored by Karen Karniol-Tambour, Head of Investment Research at Bridgewater(image)

Banking on the Future – Moms Learn From Their Daughters

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:11:21 EST

Sometimes children are the best teachers.(image)

In Bangladesh, the Pope Has Balm for Rohingya Refugees But No Answers

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:35:25 EST

Earlier this week, Pope Francis visited Myanmar.(image)

Cyber Week in Review: December 1, 2017

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:18:57 EST

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have mis(image)

The Pope Visits Myanmar: Questions to Ask About Any Rohingya Return Deal

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:32:21 EST

Last week, it was reported that the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of(image)

The Saudis and Israel--Again

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:15:35 EST

There have been many signs that Saudi official attitudes toward Israel are changing, and today br(image)

Can Tackling Childcare Fix STEM’s Gender Diversity Problem?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:32:44 EST

Growing up in Pakistan, I often wondered why boys were expected to become doctors or engineers wh(image)

Symbols of Race Relations in the United States and South Africa

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:49:08 EDT

South Africa and the United States share certain similarities.(image)

CBP and Discretion: Why Rosa Maria Hernandez Should Never Have Been Arrested

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:24:22 EDT

Rosa Maria Hernandez, the 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was arrested last week at a Te(image)

The Big Lie: Does DHS Really Have to Deport a Ten-Year-Old with Cerebral Palsy?

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 16:03:31 EDT

President Donald Trump’s flexibility with facts is so often on display that it can become exhaust(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:53:55 EDT

Women’s leadership in Norway and the UAE(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:45:35 EDT

New Zealand appoints female prime minister(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:17:24 EDT

India closes child marriage loophole(image)

Three Things to Know: The Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:22:33 EDT

Last week, the United States government enacted the(image)

Investing in Girls’ Education Transforms Rural Communities

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:37:10 EDT

The global urban-rural divide is deepening.(image)

International Day of the Girl Child

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:50:33 EDT


On Corporate Data Breaches, Blame the Victim

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:27:21 EDT

Don’t blame Richard Smith for the Equifax breach.(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:09:45 EDT

Women, Peace, and Security Act passes U.S. Congress(image)

The Changing Demographics of Global Health

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:40:00 EDT

In 1990, breast cancer, diabetes, stroke, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) represented r(image)

The Distorted Memory of Biafra

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:31:42 EDT

This past Sunday’s edition of the New York Times ran a(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:12:03 EDT

Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban for women(image)

Lack of Law Breeds Workplace Discrimination

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:41:30 EDT

This summer, reports of workplace gender discrimination rocked world headlines: from(image)

The Challenge of Connecting Schools to the Internet in the Developing World

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:15:14 EDT

Cathryn Shelton is a research assistant at(image)

Weekend Listening: The Gulf Crisis, Not Just My Hijab Part I and Part II

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:17:49 EDT

Marc Lynch and Kristian Coates Ulrichsen break down the(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:44:23 EDT

Singapore appoints first female president(image)

Gender and the Twenty-First Century Global Workforce

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:15:22 EDT

Equal pay for women’s work.(image)

Connecting Women’s Education to the Workforce in Africa

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:28:41 EDT

September is back-to-school month, a time of excitement and anxiety for many adolescents, who won(image)

The U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:36:06 EDT

Introduction The United States is grappling with one of its worst-ever drug crises.(image)

Is the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Back in Business?

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:53:54 EDT

The White House’s(image)

To Prevent Another Equifax Breach, Treat Data Leaks Like Oil Spills

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:04:57 EDT

Another day, another data breach. At this point, we all know how this will unfold.(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:31:32 EDT

U.S. State Department downgrades Office of Global Women’s Issues(image)

Cyber Week in Review: September 8, 2017

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:31:58 EDT

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have mis(image)

Israeli Foreign Aid to American Jews

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:59:52 EDT

It was bound to happen, sooner or later.(image)

Why Battles Over Memory Rage On

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:59:39 EDT

Throughout the world postconflict societies have grappled with bitter wartime memories.(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:05:05 EDT

Central American countries outlaw child marriage (image)

What Is the Far Right’s Threat to National Security?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:58:43 EDT

White supremacists’ armed protests against the removal of a Virginia memorial to the Confederacy(image)

Cyber Week in Review: August 18, 2017

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:35:18 EDT

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have mis(image)

The U.S. Far Right’s Message of Hate Will Not Prevail Outside Its Internet Echo Chamber

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:01:50 EDT

The “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville has become one of the most significant far right p(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:49:38 EDT

Pakistani Taliban recruits women(image)

The RAISE Act Won't Raise Wages for Americans

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:17:11 EDT

In his successful election campaign last year, Donald Trump tapped into a genuine and serious set(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:40:05 EDT

Tunisia prohibits violence against women(image)

Empowering Refugees in Times of Crisis

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:10:32 EDT

The United Nations(image)

Women Around the World: This Week

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:41:21 EDT

Sexual violence in Pakistan(image)