DEI Abroad Resources

Women Abroad

According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, women account for two thirds of all international program participants. Whether you are traveling independently or in a group, in order to have a positive and safe experience abroad, it is important to know the culture, laws, and social issues regarding women in each country where you'll be traveling

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Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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  • Put your safety first and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Dress and act like the local women to avoid standing out.
  • Be aware of cultural differences, including body language, that may be misinterpreted in your host culture

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