Gender

MENA Women News Brief

The Middle East Program will send out the latest developments on women’s issues in the region on a bi-weekly basis.

 

August 1 - August 15, 2018

 

Bahrain

August 9: Sexually-Harassed Bahraini Women Only Themselves to Blame, Officials Imply

A U.S.-Mexico Women’s Business Council: Let’s Get Women to Drive the Bilateral Relationship

As we draw closer to an equal and inclusive society, women are increasingly influential, visible, and vocal in the political and economic life of their countries. It is vital to proactively incorporate this reality into international public policy.

For India, Achieving the Next Generation of Maternal Health Goals Requires New Approaches

Achieving the next generation of maternal health goals in India, which accounts for almost 15 percent of maternal deaths around the world each year, will require innovative new approaches to stubborn problems.

Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.

International Women’s Day 2017: A Day Without a Woman

On International Women’s Day 2017, Global Women’s Leadership and Women in Public Service Project Director, Gwen Young explains the national protest called, “A Day Without a Woman.”

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