Ms. Tzemach Lemmon is the New York Times best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana and the deputy director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Women and Foreign Policy program. Prior to joining CFR, she covered public policy and emerging markets for the global investment firm PIMCO, after working for nearly a decade as a journalist with the ABC News Political Unit and “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Ms. Tzemach Lemmon has reported on entrepreneurs in conflict and post-conflict regions for the Financial Times, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, the Daily Beast, and Christian Science Monitor, along with Ms. Magazine, Bloomberg, Politico and the HuffingtonPost.
As background for the discussion, review the following materials:
1) “World Economic Forum: The Global Gender Gap Report,” World Economic Forum, October 25, 2013.
2) Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, “Child Brides Robbed of their Futures,” cnn.com, October 11, 2013. http://www.cfr.org/human-rights/child-brides-robbed-their-future/p31620
3) Isobel Coleman, Terra Lawsom-Remer, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Rachel B. Vogelstein, “Development Channel,” CFR.org. http://blogs.cfr.org/development-channel/
Write a 1 page response by reviewing the links about global gender gaps