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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Japan domestic violence women rape Shinzô Abe gender STAFF SGT. WARREN PEACE I first met Keiko Kondo in Tokyo in spring 2012. Like all of us, she was struggling to comprehend, a year on, what Japan’s triple disaster—earthquake, tsunami...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... science professor at Tokyo’s Meiji University, describes how kizuna , or the bonds between people, emerged as a buzzword in 2011, in the aftermath of Japan’s triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown). Schieder argues that, especially for victims of domestic violence, the enforcement...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Belinda Cooper; Isabel Traugott Copyright © 2003 World Policy Institute 2003 ADVOCACY Belinda Cooper is a senior fellow a t the World Policy Institute, and the coauthor of a report on domestic violence in Uzbekistan for a USAID-sponsored project (2000). Isabel...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., determined in a 2011 survey that “Somalia was the fifth worst place in the world to be a woman,” due to risk of female genital mutilation and domestic violence. Indeed, the minister for development and social affairs at the time, Maryan Qasim, told The Guardian that she was surprised that Somalia...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... resentment among Syrian men. “We try to be gender sensitive. This . . . has to be dealt with very carefully,” she says. To prevent a backlash against women, she believes “male refugees need some time to reconsider their traditional gender roles here in Jordan.” Domestic violence has risen sharply among...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 69–80.
Published: 01 September 2005
...” of Spanish policy. This is also the context for Playing Politics with Immigration two other important measures: a domestic Immigration is an issue linked both to violence law that imposes heavier sentences Spain’s relationships with Arab countries on male perpetrators than on females...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 45–48.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and social workers. She also bolsters their knowledge of the telltale signs of radicalization and initiates difficult conversations about racism, poverty, and domestic violence—factors that may compromise a home. Her expertise is in high demand: In June, Ben Ali spoke about combating terrorism...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
... toward the passage of comprehensive legislation to combat domestic violence. The demand for the legalization of abortion was also reaffirmed, though not yet implemented. Brazil lags behinds its neighbors in women’s political participation, with women making up only 9 percent of seats in the lower...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and their demonstration against domestic violence that involved wearing wedding dresses smeared with blood. Distributing stickers seemed low-key in comparison. I was surprised that this is what landed the women in detention, especially since they hadn’t even carried it out. Surprised, but not shocked: Ever since Xi...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to increase the number of domestic violence convictions. Reacting to his all-male Cabinet and sexist policies, women have started to chain themselves to barriers surrounding the presidential palace in Brasilia to denounce Temer, whom they refer to as “the coup president.” A recurring chant in the protests...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to adopt stricter laws against rape. During domestic violence and rape trials, rights groups filled courtrooms with women who sat in silent protest of the status quo. Their tactics worked. Those found guilty of rape or sexual assault can be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Penalties are more severe when...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of “internationalized” domestic courts to exercise universal jurisdiction, try former heads of state, and secure strong jurisprudence for sexual violence as a violation of international criminal law. Yet as scholars and practitioners move on to the next trial, they should be mindful of the dilemma Zidane presented...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 27–33.
Published: 01 December 2002
... respond the alienation of key domestic constituen­ with an even greater improvement in cies. The government, bending to heavy po­ counterterrorism. litical, media, and public pressures, is will­ In this fight, the United States can di­ ing to adopt such sweeping...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 48–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ob­ There are strong differences of opinion jectives. Can the same point be made about among U.N. member states about whether the Palestinian leaders who promote vio­ the definition of terrorism should include lence against Israeli citizens? Has this strat­ such acts of violence by Palestinian...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a picture of what the United States could look like if Donald Trump’s administration has its way. Strict statutes paired with inequality and generalized violence strip women of control over their bodies and impede access to health care, especially for those in the poorest communities. “The women who...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of witchcraft accusations and persecution across the globe. Widespread abuses have been recorded across all continents and, like the medieval witch hunts, can be seen as part of a wider campaign of violence against women conducted overwhelmingly by men in positions of authority. Fast-forward four centuries...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 75–81.
Published: 01 September 2003
... power of the Royal that U.S. conduct abroad should be consis­ Navy during the golden years of the Pax tent with these core values. However, there Britannica was but a pale reflection of the seems to be a growing domestic awareness current incomparable prowess of the armed of the “imperial...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Large, recently thriving countries like Brazil are struggling, hampered by domestic scandals. The economies of oil-dependent countries like Venezuela and Ecuador are stagnant, while other nations, such as Chile and Mexico, seem poised for growth. Amid this turbulence, countries are striving...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 92–107.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., no American gov­ ministration secure from Congress authority ernment could contemplate with anything to prohibit arms exports to any country of approaching equanimity the prospect of di­ the Western Hemisphere suffering “condi­ rectly intervening in that country in order tions of domestic violence which...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to establish a minimum age of employment; protections against abuse, harassment, and violence; mandated rest periods; and fair wages. It also affirms domestic laborers’ right to a valid work contract, residential flexibility, privacy, and other needs. However, the treaty leaves the terms of privacy, including...
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