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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 261–285.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Adjudicated as a crime against humanity at the end of the twentieth century, rape as a weapon of war, and especially genocide, no longer slips under the radar of international attention. This study argues that the Yazidi women’s brave decision to speak out may help break the millennial silence of rape...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... . 2017 . “ Exploring Perceived Discrimination among LGBT Individuals in Turkey in Education, Employment, and Health Care: Results of an Online Survey .” Journal of Homosexuality 64 , no. 8 : 1052 – 68 . Humans Rights Campaign . 2018 . “ Violence against the Transgender Community in 2018...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
... not criminalize domestic violence or violence against women or children, but it does specify crimes of physi- cal assault, molestation, defamation, insult, and exposing children to danger, and it specifi es penalties for felonies or misdemeanors involving any of these crimes. In Qatar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 402–408.
Published: 01 November 2019
... against American Muslims and persons perceived to be Muslim have reached disturbingly high levels nationwide. In 2015 hate crimes increased 67 percent over their 2014 level and for the first time exceeded the rates of the immediate post-9/11 period. In 2016 and 2017 they increased further, and no letup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “honor crimes” and other forms of cultural violence against women associated with the Muslim world. PALESTINE: OTHER VIOLENCES AND INESCAPABLE POLITICS Th is takes us to the next case and space of rights work: Palestine. One of the most recent “global” projects orchestrated in the name...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 457–461.
Published: 01 November 2021
... international studies and policy, yielding a manuscript in which he employs a liberal rights-based framework to explore the various facets of LGBTI rights in Turkey including the overview of the current legal status of LGBTI people in the country, history of human rights abuses, and how nongovernmental...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
... John , Blinder Alan , and Najar Nida . 2017 . “ Hate Crime Is Feared as Two Indian Engineers Are Shot in Kansas .” New York Times , February 24 . www.nytimes.com/2017/02/24/world/asia/kansas-attack-possible-hate-crime-srinivas-kuchibhotla.html . Vales Leinz . 2017...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... by a deep-seated anxiety about the threat of drastic culture-driven changes to social and gender identities than by a reality of crime. In her typology of female crime, the largest category is constituted by a‘māl-i munāfi -yi ‘iff at, acts against chastity, approximately seventy-fi ve percent of which...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 July 2017
... or not, in Sumerian law the perpetrator was forced to pay an indemnity to the father or husband, since the crime was not rape so much as “ruination” for future or existing marriage (28). Azam notes a shift when Talmudic scholars suggested paying the indemnity to a woman rather than her family in cases of sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 283–306.
Published: 01 November 2020
... ( 2010 : xxiii), who translated the term into Spanish as feminicidio and reconceptualized it, defines it as an umbrella term that covers multiple crimes against women and that is a “state crime.” I would like to thank Alyson Cole, Tankut Atuk, Emily Crandall, B Stone, Alison Parks, Paisley...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 423–448.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., juxtaposed with very conservative attitudes toward women in most societies (see Masoud, Jamal, and Nugent 2016 ), Arab regimes have pushed to advance better treatment of women. International pressure has certainly played a role (Bush 2011 ). Issues like honor crimes against women, the young female marriage...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
...,” or the general invisibility of lesbian or bisexual women in Iraqi society (Human Rights Watch 2009 , 42–43; see also International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission 2014a , 5). The 2009 Islamist campaign against Iraqi boys and men targeted as gay was largely ignored by the government and Iraqi media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... According to organizers, this decision was the result of their behind-the-scenes efforts to push the state to adopt an active role against these crimes and the organizers’ success in mobilizing survivors for legal action and getting public opinion invested in the case. At the same time, the NCW provided...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by massive vio- lence and human rights violations against various ethnic, religious, and regional groups. Today, Kurdish survivors of the poison gas attacks and JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 8, No. 1 (Winter 2012) © 2012...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2011
... this question, one must turn to the Qur’an as some of its verses appropriate lashing as the punishment for certain crimes. In other words, Shirazi cites the Qur’an and ignores the Hadith when arguing in defense of lesbians and does just the opposite when arguing against lashing. However, the selection...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... NOT! People do not choose to identify with a criminal identity. Declaring a sexual preference that does not conform to imposed norms is an act of defiance against existing structures of oppression. We criminalize our- selves and reject the crime at the same time. This brings about a dual nature...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., roles in stopping the phenomenon of human trafficking, economic reform and international debt forgiveness are among the most potentially effective, long-term, comprehensive measures that can be taken against trafficking. Currently, “the debt of many poor countries has caused them to undergo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
... with Morocco’s 1956 independence from France and ended with the establishment of the 1999 Indemnity Commission, the earlier attempt to redress forty-three years of the regime’s war against its own citizens. Although the competence of the 2004 ERC was non-judicial, it repre- sented dominant human rights...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 294–303.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of the Association in the Fight against AIDS, Marrakech In Morocco legal codes and dominant discourses conflate single mothers ( om ʾazbaʾ ) with prostitutes , creating a web of discrimination and marginalization for never-married women who are pregnant or have given birth. 1 In contrast, single fathers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 242–245.
Published: 01 July 2018
... on the streets of Istanbul and watched with sorrow their hungry faces too proud to beg for money. I decided to film the human faces of this tragedy. The first documentary I directed on the Syrian crisis was about the schooling problems of refugee kids at the Turkish-Syrian border right after the war began...