MENASourceSep 29, 2023
Cultivating change: Women as catalysts for agricultural transformation in the MENA region
By Marcy Grossman
By engaging women in decision-making leadership roles and providing them with access to education and training, a wellspring of innovative solutions can be unlocked to address challenges in agriculture, food security, and water security.
New AtlanticistSep 20, 2023
What it will take to feed Africa—and the world—in the coming decades
By Katherine Walla
During a discussion at Atlantic Council in New York, officials and food security experts laid out the solutions that can expand Africa's agricultural productivity—and make it more resilient to climate change.
New AtlanticistApr 20, 2023
How states and cities can lead the US fight for a gender-sensitive security strategy
By Willow Fortunoff and Diana Paz García
Partnerships are a crucial part of advancing the United States' women, peace, and security agenda. Mayors and governors are already forming these important partnerships.
IranSourceApr 20, 2023
The Islamic Republic is mobilizing all its forces against unveiled Iranian women, but they’re pushing back
By Mahnaz Vahdati
Despite all these brutal actions by the clerical establishment, many Iranian women are taking a prominent role at the forefront of the non-violent opposition to the gender apartheid system in Iran by defying the mandatory hijab.
New AtlanticistApr 5, 2023
David Malpass on China’s role in the World Bank and how to prevent a ‘lost decade for growth’
By Katherine Walla
The president of the World Bank, speaking at the Atlantic Council as he prepares to hand over the reins to his successor, has one big worry about the global economy: a “reversal in development.”
New AtlanticistApr 4, 2023
Five ways the World Bank can redefine its role in the global economy
By Nicole Goldin, Mrugank Bhusari
With a new president on the horizon and an appetite for reform in the US and beyond, the World Bank is ready for change. It can start by focusing on these five policy priorities.
IranSourceApr 3, 2023
The Islamic Republic is waging a war on women journalists. The international community needs to step up.
By Britt Gronemeyer
While the international community has spoken out in support of the Women, Life, Freedom revolution, they have done little to protect the women journalists at the heart of this movement.
New AtlanticistMar 29, 2023
What policymakers should know about improving gender equality in Latin America and the Caribbean
By Atlantic Council experts
Narrowing the gender gap is pivotal for charting a more prosperous future for the region. Five experts on the region provide their ideas for doing so.