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Rebecca Turkington is a Gates Cambridge Scholar at Cambridge University and formerly worked on gender and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.

  •  October 14, 2020 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-five years ago this month, tens of thousands of women (and some men) gathered in Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. It was a profound moment in the history of women’s rights, convening 5,000 official delegates from nearly every country in the world and more than 30,000 …

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