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Oct 28, 2020

Transcript: A conversation with First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani and former First Lady of the United States Laura Bush

By Atlantic Council

The South Asia Center and the George W. Bush Institute host a conversation with First Lady Rula Ghani and former First Lady Laura Bush to discuss strategies for ensuring long-term security without compromising on the rights of women and minorities as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Afghanistan Human Rights

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Oct 23, 2020

The post-COVID world this week: COVID-19 as the next flu, the pandemic’s impact on retirement, and empowering women in Africa

By Atlantic Council

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world that demands more economic opportunities for women, for the sake of development in Africa.

Coronavirus Human Rights

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Oct 22, 2020

Younus in Dawn: Toxic masculinity is a problem. So what are men going to do about it?

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Pakistan

Distinguished Leadership Awards

Oct 14, 2020

Transcript: The 2020 Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards

By Atlantic Council

At the 2020 Distinguished Leadership Awards, the Atlantic Council honored global leaders and unsung heroes responding to the political, humanitarian, and economic crises of today.

Civil Society Resilience

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Oct 14, 2020

Listen to women

By Lisa Aronsson

Twenty years after its creation, NATO should affirm the strategic significance of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and define what it means for an era of great power competition.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

New Atlanticist

Sep 15, 2020

Women must be meaningfully included in the Afghan peace negotiations

By Atlantic Council

The long-awaited Afghan peace process finally began on September 12, and Afghanistan’s women must have a seat at the table. While crucial issues such as disarmament, power-sharing, the presence of foreign troops, human rights abuses, and territorial disputes will likely take center stage, leaders from around the world have issued a call to uphold the right of Afghan women to be included in the talks.

Afghanistan Women

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Sep 14, 2020

COVID-19 has revealed the cost of disrupted education and child care inequality

By Nicole Goldin

Out of this COVID-19 crisis comes the opportunity to reimagine education to better supply today’s young generation with the skills to meet the demands of an even more rapidly changing economy; and to recognize and mitigate the burdens of care, disproportionately faced by women, to increase productivity and facilitate economic participation.

Coronavirus Future of Work

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aug 15, 2020

Haring and Viačorka in the Washington Post on women’s leading role in Belarus protests

By Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Women

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aug 15, 2020

Haring and Viačorka in The Washington Post on women’s leading role in Belarus protests

By Atlantic Council

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Democratic Transitions Women

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aug 13, 2020

Russia uses US data policy shortfalls to justify campaign against internet freedom

By Justin Sherman

A transcript of the meeting between Putin and his internet regulator shows, unsurprisingly, that the Kremlin continues using its rubber-stamped laws to justify internet censorship and control. But it also demonstrated the Kremlin’s growing desire to undermine the Western-led open democratic internet model.

Cybersecurity Internet

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