• George, R. (2020) “The Impact of International Human Rights Law Ratification on Local Discourses on Rights:

The Case of CEDAW in Al Anba Reporting in Kuwait,” Human Rights Review, Vol. 21 pp. 43-64.


• El Taraboulsi-McCarthy, S. and George, R. (2020) “The Gendered Dimensions of Violent Extremism

in North Africa: Approaches, Policy and Practice,” UN Women, UN Counter Terrorism Committee

Executive Directorate (UNCTED). UN Women: Arab States. January.


• George, R. (2018) “Dialogue as Progress? Islam and UN Human Rights Treaty Ratification in the

Gulf Cooperation Council States (GCC),” in Marwa Maziad and Dania Khatib (eds.) The Arab

Gulf States and the West: Perception and Realities Opportunities and Perils. London: Routledge.


• George, R. (2020) “Coronavirus Has Exposed the Need to Reform the United Nations.” Op-ed in The

National Interest. September.


• El Taraboulsi-McCarthy, S., Foresti, M., George, R., Pinet, M., Pantuliano, S., Gencsu, I., Manservisi,

S., “ODI Med: Towards peace and sustainability in the Mediterranean region.” Overseas Development



• George, R. (2020) “What Other Sectors Can Show for Women’s Leadership in COVID: Lessons on

inclusion from the fields of conflict resolution, security and business.” Op-ed in Think Global Health.

[Council on Foreign Relations]. April.


• Pereznieto, P., Le Masson, V., Marcus, R., George, R. and Jenny Rivett (2019) “Ending Violence

Against Children While Addressing the Global Climate Crisis,” Overseas Development Institute.


• George, R. (2020) "Merging Aid and Diplomacy is Trending - Will the US Follow?" Op-ed in New Global Perspectives.


• George, R. (2020) quoted in “Sudanese female advocate for Israel relations highlights hope for

women,” 25 October, The Jerusalem Post / The Media Line.


• George, R. (2020) quoted in “UK-Africa summit ignored gender, climate and poverty concerns,

experts say,” Devex.


• El Taraboulsi-McCarthy, S., George, R. and Pinet, M. (2019) “Countering the Caliphate in North

Africa: Three Priorities for Action,” Overseas Development Institute. November.


• George, R. (2019) “The Impact of International Law on Diplomacy: UN Human Rights Treaty

Ratification in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA),” in Lora Wildenthal and Jean Quataerdt

(eds.) The Routledge Handbook on the History of Human Rights. [Book awarded Routledge

Humanities, Media and Arts Handbook Prize].


• Brown, K. (Chatham House and King’s College London) and George, R., “Can You Have Economic

Development Whilst Respecting Rights?” Presentation at The London School of Economics, Human

Rights Society, 26 February.


• George, R. with Saeed, M. and Abdelgalil, S. (2019) “Women at the Forefront of Sudan’s Political

Transformation,” Overseas Development Institute. November.


• McCullough, A. and George, R. (2019) Regional Platform on Gender and Preventing Violent

Extremism, Casablanca Report. UN Women. April.


• Castillejo, C., Domingo, P., George, R. and O’Connell, S. “Politically Informed Approaches to Gender

in Fragile and Conflict Affected Settings,” Overseas Development Institute and Westminster

Foundation for Democracy. September.


• George, R. (2018) “The Politics of Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: The Case

of the UN Convention Against Torture (CAT) in the Arab Gulf,” International Journal of Law

and Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 4-15.

• George, R. and Rivett, J. (2020) “Counterterrorism and Violence Against Children: Priorities for

Action and Advocacy.” World Vision / Overseas Development Institute.


• George, R. (2018) quoted in, “No world to leave our children: progress on women’s rights still lags,

shows study,” 7 December, The Guardian.


• George, R. (2018) Invited Panelist, The International Center for Freedom in the UAE, Parliamentary

Human Rights Committee, Parliament of the United Kingdom.


• Greene, M., George, R. and Marcus, R. (2018) “Gender norms and Factors Leading to Child

Marriage” (infographic), Overseas Development Institute.


• George, R. (2018) “The Role of the Private Sector in Shifting Social Norms in International

Development” (webinar panelist), Overseas Development Institute, 31 October.


• George, R. (2017) “Getting to Rights: Legal Change and Civic Action in Morocco,” presented at the

British Society of Middle East Studies (BRISMES) Conference, June, King’s College, London, UK.


• George, R. (2017) “Human Rights Progress in the Gulf,” Gulf Research Meeting, Cambridge UK.


• George, R. (2017) “Gender and Norm Localisation” presented at ActionAid Ireland Conference,

Women and the Grand Bargain, September, Dublin, Ireland.


• George, R. (2016) “International Law in International Relations and Political Theory: New Debates on

Enforcement and Compliance” in the LSE-Cambridge Research Meeting. Cambridge UK.


• George, R. (2016) “UN Human Rights Treaty Ratification in the Gulf Cooperation Council,” presented at

the British Society of Middle East Studies (BRISMES) Conference, July, Lampeter, Wales.


• George, R. (2015) “Where Are All the Women in World Politics?” The Huffington Post.


• George, R. (2015) “Human Rights Law Ratification in the Arab Gulf: Exploring Commitment Politics,”

presented at International Studies Association (ISA), March, Baltimore, Maryland, US.


• George, R. (2014) “Untrustworthy Alliances: Why the NSA Snooping Doesn’t Change a Thing,” The

London Globalist.


• George, R. (2013) “Women’s rights activism in the MENA region: The case of Musawah,” presented at

the LSE-Cambridge Annual Doctoral Festival, May, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.