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GZERO celebrates International Women's Day

GZERO celebrates International Women's Day

On International Women's Day, we’re proud to showcase just a few of the exceptional women we’ve interviewed on “GZERO World with Ian Bremmer,” our weekly program on US public television. The accomplishments of these remarkable women have made them role models globally. Click to watch our interviews with:

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Luisa Vieira

What is feminist foreign policy?

Alles liebe zum Frauentag! To mark International Women's Day we delve into feminist foreign policy. Which countries have adopted the gender-focused framework that shapes how they interact with other states, and how does the policy play out in practice?

Germany made headlines this week when Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock unveiled a new feminist foreign policy framework, outlining Berlin's efforts to boost female participation in international affairs. It directs an additional 12 billion euros in development funds to further global gender equality and says that Berlin will work to ensure that European foreign policy focuses more on the needs of women worldwide.

But what is a feminist foreign policy, and what do proponents and critics of the framework have to say about it?

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Hundreds of vehicles drive toward the US capital to protest COVID-related mandates and other issues.

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Hard Numbers: Truckers circle DC, Sri Lankan bakers flame out, we mark grim COVID milestone, Colombia kills rebels, world celebrates International Women’s Day

2,000: Washington, DC officials estimate that the “People’s Convoy” of truckers protesting vaccine mandates could rise to about 2,000 trucks in the coming days. So far about 1,000 vehicles are driving around the outskirts of the US capital, but they have not yet driven into town.

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The day women around the world flooded the streets
The Day Women Around the World Flooded the Streets | International Women's Day 2021 | GZERO World

The day women around the world flooded the streets

A global look at the celebrations, protests, and riots spurred by International Women's Day, March 8, 2021. It was a day that millions of women across the world took to the streets to demand that their voices be heard.

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Women’s movements to watch right now

This Monday, March 8, is International Women's Day, a holiday with roots in a protest led by the Russian feminist Alexandra Kollontai that helped topple the czar of Russia in 1917. More than a hundred years later, amid a global pandemic that has affected women with particular fury, there are dozens of women-led protests and social movements reshaping politics around the globe. Here we take a look at a few key ones to watch this year.

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