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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lu Zhang Abstract The “Domestic Violence in China: Research, Intervention and Prevention” Project of China Law Society, the first women's NGO in China organized exclusively against the issue of domestic violence, was launched in Beijing in 2000. This article examines the construction of this non...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Elisabeth Armstrong Abstract In 1949, at a conference instigated by the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF) held in Beijing, China, the Asian Women’s Conference solidified an anticolonial, antifascist, and antiracist theory for organizing women transnationally. This transnational...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
... discussions (1998, 19). Similarly, as I will explore below, the Latin American advocacy coalition established in the early 1990s to influence the regional preparatory process for Beijing was built upon many years of previous intraregional identity-solidarity exchanges among feminists-especially among those...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 77–91.
Published: 01 September 2001
... when my son and I were living in Beijing and he was attending a local Chinese primary school, he said to me one day in a perfect local Beijing accent, "Mama, you should not speak Chinese." "And why not?" I asked. "Because your Cantonese accent is too strong," he responded, of course said with a typical...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 68–84.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is whether we need to rethink once again the relationship between local and global feminisms. Is it possible [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2000, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 68-84] © 2000 by Wesleyan University Press. All rights reserved. 68 that the 1995 Beijing conference, which my book was designed...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as a result of colonialism. "Chinese Women Presenting Domestic Violence: The Beijing Conference, International Donor Agencies, and the Making of a Chinese Women's NGO" by Lu Zhang looks at the formation of the first women's NGO in China organized exclusivelyto combat domestic violence in that country...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and to work within the state, as does the fact that the Durban conference process raised the issue ofinstitutionalization as a prime concern of the Black movement, right? 54 MERIDIANS 14:1 LB:Yes, exactly. INT.: Durban was a kind of"Beijing effect" for the Black movemen4. LB:Yes, in a certain sense. Starting...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. This shift has marked the change to a rights-based approach otherwise known as the mainstreaming of the feminist movement, which has placed issues of violence against women successfully on the world stage (Mohanty 2003, 249). Naripokkho framed their organizational work...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... as founding executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN).After attending the 1995 UN Women's Conference in Beijing, she participated in creating the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF).Since 2002 Saika has been executive director of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in inland China; when fleeing the Communist takeover, she is trapped in her fiance's house raided by refugees as the Communist Army besieges Beijing; when hiding from the police in Taipei, she is imprisoned in an attic; when dodging U.S. Immigration Service officers, she is confined in cars, a ruined water...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Asia, and Latin America made it clear that cases of flagrant public persecution of women writers were but the tip of the iceberg and that if we really wanted to fight censorship we had to combine defense work with much broader consciousness-raising, access and empowerment programs. The Beijing process...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2002
... with regard to universality in its application. After all, there is the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), signed and ratified by a large number of countries, though with reservations. The Nairobi Declaration and the Beijing Platform of Action are manifestations...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
... political systems. Reportage of the trips, at least since Clinton's high profile participation in the Beijing UN conference in 1995, focused on "women's issues." Most coverage of the tours outside the United States positioned Clinton as an avatar of global feminism; she addressed women's health, literacy...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... they are nevertheless often assumed to represent the condition for all women in the sex trade. The "sexual slavery/violence-to-women" paradigm thus was well represented at the United Nations Beijing +5 conference in New Yorkin June 2000, where multiple speeches and papers were given on this 36 KAMALA KEMPADOO theme...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 78–92.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and feminist projects. She carried her performance piece HafkSalaamto Beijing in 1995 (Program for HafkSalaam1995), and when I met her two years later, she was pitting her bureaucratic skills against those of the United Nations, trying to get her organization, Fem'art, recognized OUTRAGEOUS BEHAVIOR 81...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, violence against women was recognized as an obstacle to the goals of equality, peace, and progress, and as a limit to the enjoyment of women’s human rights and fundamental liberties. In 2015, Cuba committed itself to the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... innovative advocacy strategies and valiantly asserted their collective right to be heard in international policy arenas during national, regional, and global preparations for the Cairo Summit on Population and Development in 1994 and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 and played...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 102–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
... effective global women's human rights movement. Using human rights principles and tools, and supported by a series of formal international conferences and forums held under the auspices of the United Nations- including the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing-advocacy networks representing...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... from the agendas of the United Nations and other forms of colonialistic international cooperation. Even though it was an overwhelming phenomenon during the 1990s, the majority of organizations and Afro women collectives still active today rely on the UN, its world conferences-in Durban and Beijing...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 129–136.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (httpwww.unhchr.ch/htmi) and the University of Minnesota (httpwwwr.umn.edu/humanrts). Capstone courses can be organized around the Beijing Platform for Action, examining each area in turn, and including in-depth discussions of the prep-con negotiations and outcomes of national commitments made at the conference...