Event Recap

Jul 18, 2023

An overview of gender parity in Bahrain: Progress, challenges, and the path forward

By Nibras Basitkey and Lynn Monzer

A recap of the First Workshop in Bahrain

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

Issue Brief

Jun 29, 2023

How to advance women’s rights in Afghanistan

By Roya Rahmani

Providing Afghan women with rights and opportunities must be at the top of the regional and global security agenda.

Afghanistan Civil Society


Jun 28, 2023

USAID’s Samantha Power: LGBTQI+ crackdowns are ‘the canary in the coal mine’ for declining freedoms

By Atlantic Council

Power gave a preview of USAID's forthcoming policy that emphasizes proactive outreach to LGBTQI+ communities around the world.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jun 16, 2023

Less than half of 1 percent of human trafficking victims are identified. That needs to change.

By John Cotton Richmond

The US Department of State just published its latest Trafficking in Persons Report, but the number of identified victims is a rounding error of the total global estimated victims.

Africa Americas


Jun 12, 2023

Beyond the counteroffensive: 84% of Ukrainians are ready for a long war

By Peter Dickinson

84% of Ukrainians reject any compromise with Russia and are ready for a long war if necessary in order to fully de-occupy their country. Most simply see no middle ground between genocide and national survival, writes Peter Dickinson.

Civil Society Conflict


Jun 8, 2023

The international community must protect women politicians from abuse online. Here’s how.

By Atlantic Council

At RightsCon, human-rights advocates and tech leaders who have faced harassment online detail their experiences—and ways the international community can support women moving forward.

Disinformation Resilience & Society


Jun 2, 2023

Only 11 percent of finance ministers and central bank governors are women

By Jessie Yin

Some of the most powerful economic institutions in the world are led by women at the moment, but their success hasn’t translated to broad representation. Structural barriers continue to prevent many women from reaching top roles in finance and economics.

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth


May 18, 2023

New Bernard Henri-Lévy documentary challenges Ukraine fatigue

By Melinda Haring, Jacob Heilbrunn

For anyone seeking to make sense of Russia’s war in Ukraine, viewing French public intellectual Bernard Henri-Lévy’s new feature-length documentary “Slava Ukraini” (“Glory to Ukraine”) isn’t an option. It’s a must.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 12, 2023

Eight months into anti-regime protests, Iran’s women show creativity as they press on ‘full of anger’

By Nick Fouriezos

Three leading figures from the Iranian women's protest movement spoke at an Atlantic Council Front Page event about how their struggle has attracted global attention and what's next.

Human Rights Iran

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2023

The 2023 Distinguished Leadership Awards: Honoring the women shaping the global future

By Katherine Walla, Daniel Malloy

Women play a leading role in problem solving, making a historic difference on battlefields, in protests, and in boardrooms. Our annual awards honored awardees embodying this role.

Africa Economy & Business