International Affairs
6 June 2014 , Volume 70, Number 3

Helen McCarthy Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat, Bloomsbury, £21.99.


Dame Nicola Brewer served as founding Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2007-09, and as High Commissioner to South Africa 2009-2013


Gertrude Bell and Sir Percy Cox talking to an Arab leader in Mesopotamia. Photo: Mansell/Time & Life Pictures/Getty

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