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This year, for the first time in history, women in every country will have the right to vote; Saudi Arabia ended its status as the final holdout by granting women the right to campaign for office and vote in municipal elections later this year. But it is still critical for the United States and others who work to build democracy around the world to focus on advancing women's political participation.

Internet freedom is coming under increasing pressure across East Asia, but China’s influence has its limits. 


Congress should fix AGOA’s weaknesses when it reauthorizes the trade deal this year.

El 18 de Enero de este año apareció muerto en su apartamento el fiscal argentino Alberto Nisman, quien tenía a su cargo la investigación en torno al atentado a la Asociación Mutual Israelita Argent

In cracking down on the likes of women’s activists, the CCP risks a much larger political crisis. 

Unsurprisingly, Freedom House’s recent 2015 Freedom in the World report has shown a decline in civil liberties in Russia.

By Mark P. Lagon and Alina Polyakova


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