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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sabrina Natasha Premji Sabrina Natasha Premji is co-founder of Kidogo Early Years, a social enterprise providing high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education in East Africa’s urban slums. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Sabrina Natasha...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2011
... childhood, growing up in a 10-foot-by-15-foot house—the solidarity it brought, the freedom from clutter and distraction. Others spoke of the need to ratchet up living standards, but only to a point that would allow for an intelligent, holistic balance between doing and being—just enough, and not more, food...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2000
... merely from the perspective of 1945. But and protectionism. Every kind of instability the memory of people from my childhood, favors the development of extremism and who already at that time had taken an unam­ criminality. Such conditions lead people biguous stance in favor of a free Germany...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
... refugees with the modern world. Sabrina Natasha Premji has some strong thoughts from Kenya on the sorry state of early childhood education and the head start that young people so deeply crave. Transgender politics are becoming an increasingly fraught point of contention in India, as Jeff Roy explains from...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... blankets while the air conditioner is turned up high. The largest wall features a scenic painting of a Bedouin village done by a family friend. Another wall displays a framed childhood photograph of Hamza’s 19-year-old relative, who sleeps in the room under his picture. He works on Argaman and is gone by 6...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-year-old constitutional lawyer and academic on the staff of the Turkish Cypriot president. Özersay remembers his disturbed reaction when a Greek Cypriot woman came to revisit her childhood home— which also happened to be his childhood home, where he grew up with his mother and two elder siblings...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., they reported, simply killed infant girls soon after birth. “My friend’s mother had eight daughters, and then had two more,” Geeta, who lives in the Pune slum, said, recalling her childhood a decade or so earlier. “So she threw them in the canal.” Back in Rajasthan, at a rural hospital a few hours...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 101–110.
Published: 01 December 2017
... began to nibble on. “Such a happy child,” he said. She was born in India, and although she is still a refugee and not a citizen, he hoped she would have a better childhood than he did. Shafiq grew up in Boli Bazaar village in the hilly Rakhine state. As a boy, he was taught never to use the word...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the house late at night. “After that happened I lost my toys,” Lucia’s mother remembers her daughter saying about the crushing end of her childhood. Ortega’s critics say that the abortion law is not the only reason sex abuse appears to have increased since the former guerrilla leader returned...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 19–24.
Published: 01 September 2015
... point, and it’s a project that has two phases. The first phase is creating a curriculum for school kids where they will be taught edible wild nature, not just seeing the beauty of a landscape, but eating it and tasting it. We believe if you are taught from childhood a close relationship with nature, you...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 70–73.
Published: 01 September 2003
...— tokens of his Perhaps his most significant characteristic place on the u c la team that won the South­ was his drive to excel. It was there from ern Conference championship three years childhood, and he drove himself harder than running. 70...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... From our elders we learned to welcome each other into our homes and our lives. Many of my childhood memories revolve around sharing food. Every house had two gates: One opened to the street and the second opened to our neighbors, who would bring dishes to be eaten together and exchanged...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2018
... psychoanalyst when I was 6 years old. Most of my friends at school had similar experiences, and going to therapy was as much a part of childhood for my social milieu as playing soccer or studying English. Having said that, many Argentines have never spent time on a couch, especially since in the last few...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... equally sure that lots of those differences are plastic. That is, they are determined by different life experiences. What we are discovering is that the brain is constantly changing. It is not a fixed thing, developed during this period in early childhood and early adolescence. It’s very shaped by life...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and months that followed the terrorist attacks was the image of Breivik on the front page of every newspaper, article after article about his troubled childhood and manifold failures in adult life, and endless speculation about his psychological makeup. This came to a head when, in the course of preparing...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... proven through a refreshing approach to development economics that incentives to parents in third-world countries such as India and Pakistan—offering a small bag of lentils for each child’s immunization, for instance—can substantially raise the national level of childhood health, while bolstering...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in India, Ferreira was arrested for sedition in 2007. He always denied any wrongdoing—he was organizing nonviolent political demonstrations, he said—and was acquitted of all charges in 2012. When he was released, he’d missed all the big moments of his son’s early childhood: his first words, his first day...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 89–96.
Published: 01 June 2012
... was born but left as a teen. It’s a place he’d dreamed of returning to despite being happy in his adopted home of San Francisco. In 2004, he launched an enterprise that would unleash Turkish innovation—a perfect route back to the country of his childhood. Istanbul is a confusing warren of streets...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in the 14th century when the life expectancy of a member of the British aristocracy who survived childhood diseases plunged to 45 years from 65—lower even than the world’s shortest life expectancy today—that of Central African Republic at 45.91 years. But by the time of the Black Death, the world had already...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 29–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... stumble through their childhood and early teenage years without proper physical care or emotional guidance. The issue of left-behind children surged to the forefront of public attention at the end of last year when five boys, cousins aged nine to 13, were found dead in a rolling trash bin...
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