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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 (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in the original). Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) engaged in transnational advocacy around the UN summits of the 1990s, for instance, also developed repertoires or "specific ways to insert themselves into the conference process" (Clark, Friedman, and Hochstetler 1998, 4). Transnational activist logics...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... LR:This has ramifications for the ways in which we organize our work around social issues, doesn't it? AB:The broader issue is the kind of culture we are producing for social justice movements. Within the United States, non-profit organizations, or NGOs as they're called in some other parts of the world...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Throughout this time, sundry organizations, communities, and nations joined forces with the UN to organize, direct energy and resources toward women’s struggles, and unite in global conferences in Mexico City and Copenhagen (United Nations 1985 , 3). From the beginning, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 237–248.
Published: 01 March 2002
... (August 31September 7, 2001) and the parallel Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Forum, UN attention to questions of racism and the ill-fated nature of the U.S. government's participation have a longer history. The UN General Assembly first designated 1971 as the International Year of Action to Combat...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 68–84.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the significance of transnational movements, NGOs, networks, and advocacy groups. While some scholars speak of the emergence of a global civil society, others are more skeptical.1 How to evaluate the transnationalization of women's movements is no less complicated. From one perspective it represents a signal...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... andemotional-arepermanentS. ocialreintegratioins dtificult,andvictimsareoften isolatedi,f not whollyrejectebdytheirfamiliesandcommunitiesR. ecentinterventions bystate,NGO,women'smovemenat ctivists,andinternationaalidagenciehsave begunto mobilizea collectivreesponsteo acidattacksagainstwomenandgirlsin...
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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): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the National Program for STDs and AIDS. Establishment of the National AIDS Program occurred within a larger context of mobilization by political parties, labor unions, universities, women's rights activists, anti-racist activists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to reestablish democratic forms...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to investigate, not even a doctor comes here. Some people are stressed, who lost their children under the rubble, who are very stressed. They never had aid. They never saw a psychologist spend even an hour here. It's like they forgot this camp. Everywhere we are, all the NGOs we know: UNICEF,OIM, WPF everywhere...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 87–93.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in Annanya's keynote address, "From Civil Liberties to Global Democracy: Responsible Feminist Citizenship in a Changing World Order." Laura asks Anannya to take apart terms like "citizenship" and "feminist" and to compare the role of nonprofits and NGOs in the U.S., India, and Brazil. Their discussion reflects...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2001
... work explores cross-cultural networking strategies and the development of expanded roles for domestic, regional, and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). From 2om-2003, Professor Hom will be serving as a senior resident advisor to a major human rights NGO focusing on China. Her book...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in Southern Kolkata. For the last five summers I have been observing a Muslim, community-based non-governmental organization (NGO), Anwar Ali Education Society (AAES),8 which works to improve the lives of the basti community in this part of the city. My research focus has been, and is, on the NGO's...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 158–184.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) on Dominican society, and the ways that her music energized activist youth. Ultimately, the narrative she shares pays great attention to the ways that the opportunities she had growing up, the obstacles she overcame, the family of which she was a part, her personality, and her...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 204–249.
Published: 01 March 2003
... (NGO) first registered with the Nepali government's Social Services National Coordination Council in 1992. In the following analysis of the events leading to the establishment of LWDC, I aim to unravel some of the powerful discourses, threads of interest, and unintended effects inevitable under...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... have come a long way from the time I used to hide my Berber identity and was even summoned by the police when I wrote Grammaire du Berbère to today where Berber feminist NGOs [nongovernmental organizations] have emerged as strong and novel voices in Morocco and the region. These NGOs address, among...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 183–190.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in central Chennai. "In the villages and areas where we [AIDWA members] concentrate our relief work, 186 ELISABETH ARMSTRONG we are trying to bring the government relief in an orderly way to reach everyone." Unlike many NGOs, after the tsunami, AIDWAorganized women to direct government relief efforts more...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... The government is fumbling with its incapacity to deliver and coordinate even the most basic needs as NGOs run amok in country. Mental health needs are not a priority. Although there are ad-hoc efforts to address the trauma, especially among children, it is clear that what is necessary is a coordinated project...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the struggle of the peoples against imperialism, neocolonialism, Zionism, Apartheid, and racial discrimination. The Committee’s preparations for the UN Conference in Nairobi ensured that the concerns of women in Africa and Asia were given proper attention at the UN Conference and NGO Forum. As a unit...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Of course, these are all simply background characters. Hawaiians should be treated like their land: as props. The hero is some deserving white male-a prominent liberal straying from the conservative values of his wealthy family. Let him use his trust fund to establish some token NGO and put your trust...