Global Women's Issues

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May 6, 2012

Young African Leaders: Changing Perceptions

What always energizes those of us who work on exchange programs for professionals is seeing the passion of emerging foreign… more
May 4, 2012

Women Journalists Speak Out for Press Freedom

The woman at the center of this attention was Tawakkol Karman, was a 33 year old Yemeni journalist, known in… more
May 1, 2012

'Fifty Years of Progress in Ten'

The Afghan Ambassador to Germany, Professor Dr. A. Rahman Ashraf, smiles warmly at the group of four young Afghan civil… more
April 29, 2012

Building Cultural Bridges in Afghanistan

Ralph Bunche, U.S. diplomat and the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1950), once said: "If… more
April 26, 2012

Celebrating Girls in Information and Communication Technology Day

With the global shortage of skilled professionals in Information and Communication Technology, or ICT, why are so few girls pursuing… more
April 25, 2012

Cooperating To Meet the Health Needs of Returning Afghan Refugees

In the past five years in Afghanistan, there have been impressive gains in key health indicators, and a dramatic decrease… more
April 24, 2012

Colombia’s Women: Making Peace and Prosperity a Reality

From warm and walled Cartagena to temperate and sprawling Bogota, Colombia is a country whose 46 million people represent the… more
April 19, 2012

Walking Six Kilometers in Her Steps

Yesterday, despite the gray skies and light rain, a crowd gathered outside the State Department's 21st Street entrance, where Ambassador-at-Large… more


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The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more