Courageous Women in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Beyond: A Record of Success in Democratic Transition


Publication Date: March 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Andrea G. Bottner

Research Area: Politics; Population and demographics

Keywords: Middle East; sub-Saharan Africa; women's rights; United States Agency for International Development

Type: Brief


Throughout the world, even in places ravaged by conflict--such as Iraq, Afghanistan, as well as countries in the Middle East and the Africa--women are increasingly emerging as courageous leaders. The United States and our international partners have much to do, but we do have progress to build upon.