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POSTPONED - Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Monday's session of the Washington History Seminar has been postponed. We hope to reschedule it soon.

The Code Blue Series | A Growing Threat: Non-Communicable Diseases on Maternal Health 

CODE BLUE: The Importance of Integrating Care for Maternal Health and Non-Communicable Disease

 

Africa in Transition: The Role of Women in Peace and Security

A country can achieve sustainable peace and security only if women are included, said Monde Muyangwa, Director of the Wilson Center’s Africa Program at a recent Wilson Center event

Femicide Hits All-Time High in Brazil

While latest crime statistics from Brazil have shown an encouraging reduction in murder rates, trends of violence against women remain worrying. Violent deaths fell 10.8 percent nationwide in 2018, but femicide cases increased 4 percent in the same period.

Femicide differs from murder, as the female victims are killed due to their gender, often involving domestic violence. Meanwhile, rape and domestic violence figures have also increased.

The Maternal Health Initiative launches the CODE BLUE series on non-communicable diseases and maternal health

Each year, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 2 in every 3 deaths among women globally. It is estimated that NCDs kill 35 million people each year, and women of reproductive age make up about half of these deaths.

Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics

This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws.

Mulheres Saudaveis Economias Saudaveis: Um Olhar Para O Brasil

Mulheres Saudáveis, Economias Saudáveis: Um olhar sobre o Brasil, discute as interseções da saúde e bem-estar das mulheres e seu empoderamento econômico, com um olhar específico sobre o conjunto de ferramentas Mulheres Saudáveis, Economias Saudáveis (HWHE) e sua implementação no Brasil. O relatório também analisa o atual progresso e as barreiras existentes à participação feminina no mercado de trabalho brasileiro.

At the United Nations, Brazil Allies with Ultra-Conservatives on Gender and Sex-Ed

Brazil sided with unusual allies at a recent United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting in Geneva, underscoring just how much Brazil’s international stance on human rights and gender equality has shifted under the Bolsonaro administration. At the UNHRC’s 41st session, held from June 24 to July 12, the 47-member council adopted a slew of resolutions covering a wide range of issues, from the human rights situation in Eritrea to the impact of corruption on human rights.

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