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Marcia Greenberg
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A graduate of Yale University, Northwestern University School of Law and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Marcia Greenberg has worked for human rights and democratic institutions. For the last 15 years, she has become internationally recognized for promoting women's rights and gender analysis to assess the roles and contributions of both women and men in democracy-building, post-conflict reconstruction, agriculture and economic growth.

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Je Suis Charlie -- Or Perhaps Not?

(1) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 3:38 PM

Most of us human beings, whatever our philosophical, educational or religious backgrounds, like to know clearly what is right and wrong. So it was simple for people around the world to recognize that the brutal murders last week in Paris were evil and wrong: Absolutely.

But not all related to...

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Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls Are Like Canaries in a Coal Mine

(1) Comments | Posted May 15, 2014 | 3:29 PM

The news from Nigeria about the Boko Haram attack on a girls' school in Chibok involves much more than some 276 girls and their families: It is a manifestation of a long-standing and pervasive crisis in Nigeria. Typically, I respond to global news reports by asking, "But what about the...

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Let's Recognize Bangladesh's Women Garment Workers Positively: As Contributors

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 4:23 PM

It is indisputable that many women around the world are the subjects of social and economic rights violations. Similarly, women and girls disproportionately suffer physical abuse, from malnutrition and acid-burning, to gender-based violence and trafficking in persons. So it should come as no surprise that as many around the world...

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Without Economic Opportunities, Ukraine's Women May Turn to Putin

(5) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 6:13 PM

During a report after Crimeans voted to join Russia, a featured woman caught my attention: She rejoiced, she said, because her money would now stay in Crimea rather than going to corrupt officials in Kyiv. I cringed and sighed: The corrupt officials in Kyiv included Russian President Putin's buddy, President...

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