Madam Secretary

Clinton speaks at TEDWomen today

Secretary Clinton has most likely just finished speaking (she was scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m.) at the TEDWomen conference here in D.C., where according to the @TEDWomen Twitter feed, she said, "Give women equal rights, and an entire nation is more stable, more secure." In recognition all the varying degress of challenges that women ...

Secretary Clinton has most likely just finished speaking (she was scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m.) at the TEDWomen conference here in D.C., where according to the @TEDWomen Twitter feed, she said, "Give women equal rights, and an entire nation is more stable, more secure."

In recognition all the varying degress of challenges that women and girls across the world face, here are a few recent links pertaining to the subject:

•"Ending child marriage helps communities across the developing world" (Washington Post op-ed by Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinon)

•"’Second Shift’ Pressure High on Indian Working Women" (Wall Street Journal)

•"Poll Shows Support for Afghan Women’s Rights – But What Comes Next?" (Huffington Post)

•"Pakistan woman recounts ordeal under Taliban" (Associated Press)

•"Bruni gives hope to pregnant women with HIV" (Hindustan Times)

•"Iran president, clerics battle over women’s sports" (Associated Press, on Washington Post website)

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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