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International Women’s Day: Women in Foreign Policy & National Security

Over a century since the first International Women’s Day, we recognize and celebrate the achievements made in women’s rights, political participation, representation, and leadership. However, women remain  underrepresented in the foreign policy and national security sector. The following graphics illustrate the current state of gender representation in these fields from both a global and domestic perspective. FPRI is committed to amplifying the voices of women in the fields of foreign policy and national security.