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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
... family support systems largely out of reach. As a result, young infants can be left at home alone for four to 12 hours, often tied to furniture to keep them safely within the corrugated steel or mud walls of the home. In some cases, an older child, usually a girl, is pulled from school to care for her...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas In homes across Asia, the Middle East, and the United States, female migrant laborers are doing the difficult work of child and elder care. But these women often leave behind children of their own in countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines. Rhacel Salazar Parreñas...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 106.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal examines six countries to see how the burden of child care, household chores, and other unpaid work falls disproportionately on women. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 women gender labor child care ...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... on 31 Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, including Argaman, the settlement nearest Zbeidat. the child labor issue encompasses a host of other problems—poverty, unemployment, and a poor school system. Many of the men and boys in this West Bank village—including some children as young...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Republic. In Brazil, a public outreach campaign dispatches civil officials and DNA kits to remote communities. Think tanks and United Nations agencies promote responsible paternity. “Every person can decide whether to be in a couple or not, but what happens if you do a DNA test and it’s your child...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 45–48.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to terrorist recruiters. Saliha Ben Ali: Sabri was my second child, my second son. He left on Aug. 13, 2013, for Syria, without telling anyone in the family. He was 19. He said he went to serve the just and noble cause of defending the Syrian people against extermination by their president, Bashar Assad...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 91–98.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and elsewhere. The other explanations for why infertility rates might be increasing are directly linked to China’s so-called “one-child policy.” With intense competition among the first one-child cohorts (currently in their 30s and 20s) for the best universities, best jobs, and indeed best marriage partners...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... churches in London—a phenomenon explained by a large influx of immigrants from Africa during that period. There are currently no legal requirements for minimum levels of theological training or commitment to child protection to establish such a church. Simply stated, anyone can start a Pentecostal church...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to help others, even if they had little themselves. My mother and aunts and other women in the U.S. comforted each other and relied on female relatives for child care. This has become rare, and I hope future generations retain these values of support and altruism. I find it ironic, however...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., polystyrene, and balloons. Xoliswa’s mother, who earns a precarious living through child-care and occasional laundry orders, speaks little English and could offer no assistance. Worse yet, Xoliswa had never heard of paper maché or polystyrene. She arrived with a small packet of water balloons at the Learning...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Still—as in the United States—they were considered responsible for child care and household duties, which resulted in many women working a “second shift” at home late into the night. Propaganda posters depicted women laboring in fields and factories, parachuting from planes, and driving tractors...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 62–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Steil Sallam At last, someone finds her. An old woman stops to help the weeping child but is unable to discover who she is. The traumatized girl cannot give her own name or the name of anyone in her family. “I will be your grandmother,” the woman, Mariam Hadi Ali, says...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and galvanizing support from the United Nations, the Indian government, and local NGOs. Actual progress in narrowing the child sex ratio has been sluggish—in every census since 1991, it’s actually gotten worse. And regulation of sex selection has at times come at the expense of safe abortion services...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... or wealth to avoid convictions. “The aggressor rapes the child, the aggressor is left alone, and the state forces her to have the child,” Palacios said. Lucia’s father did his best to pressure the police to carry out a serious investigation. Nonetheless, the probe went nowhere. “Justice is afraid...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... from going through what she did, Ben Ali now runs ateliers des mamans , workshops for mothers with children at risk of radicalization. She tells De Bode that, due to the strength of maternal ties, “a mother is the best interlocutor and guarantor of the security of her child and, by proxy, of a country...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to become extinct in just a few decades. The price of my privileged upbringing was my ignorance of the true effects of global hyper-development, which degrades and poisons the human being while it destroys our planet. I was taught to see myself as a child of the American Dream. In reality, I am a child...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 21–25.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., at the gates of his elementary school in north London. “Why is he not taking me to school like the other children?” It’s not an easy question for her to answer. Explaining to a child that the government doesn’t think you earn enough for the family to be together can’t be pleasant. Muhado says she has run...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
... but doesn’t want to comply.” Amnesty International reported in May 2015 that Australia also doesn’t respect international human rights conventions and especially the rights of the child. Even though Australia has signed the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child stipulating that children under 12 years...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... claims on each other’s property, and married women retained complete control over their own wages. The new law also abolished the category of the “illegitimate” child, and included alimony provisions for those unable to work. Soon after the passage of these decrees, divorce rates skyrocketed...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 16–19.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marianne Vigdis Henriksen Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MARIANNE HENRIKSEN MARIANNE HENRIKSEN When I was a child growing up in Hammerfest, a small coastal town in the north of Norway, my family would take regular trips to our cabin in the northern hamlet of Skaidi...
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