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It took months for Maria, a single mother and victim of domestic violence, to gather the courage to file charges against her abuser. Her English skills were limited, and she was afraid of retaliation by the defendant’s family. During the hearing, the defendant’s lawyer called Maria into a closed...


Fifty employees of the Kazakhstan National Railway completed a leadership and project management training program offered by DCID on Saturday, Dec. 7. The weeklong program was held in Astana. During the program, Kazakhstan Railway employees learned about various tools and techniques to help them...


Thirty participants in the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) program for Chinese government officials celebrated their graduation at the University Club on Friday, Dec. 6. Participants have been at Duke University since the program began on Aug. 1.


Dr. Natalia Mirovitskaya, senior research scholar and lecturing fellow at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID), and Dr. William Ascher, founder of DCID and professor of government and economics at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif., have released the third book in...