Gender and International Security

CSIS's Smart Women, Smart Power Project leads research that uses gender as a lens for better understanding international relations and national security challenges – and discern ways through which the national security, foreign policy and business communities can better advance gender equity in their decision-making structures.

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Photo: EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP via Getty Images

Investments in the Future: Reversing the Dire State of Maternal Nutrition

Over one billion women and adolescent girls suffer from undernourishment. What consequences does this have on maternal and child health? What is needed to improve the dire state of global maternal nutrition?

Critical Questions by Anita Kirschenbaum , Zane Swanson , and Caitlin Welsh — April 14, 2023

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Kathleen McInnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative