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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Institute HAMBURG, Germany—The appointments of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra, and IMF managing director Christine Lagarde signify a trend toward increasing the number of women in leadership. Less obviously, they also reflect a new global awareness that sex and gender...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the patriarchy conspires to undo them. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Kenya Somalia East Africa gender politics Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Prize winner and former Kenyan MP THE-TIME-LINE Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Prize winner and former Kenyan MP. / THE-TIME-LINE...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal examines East African gender data in politics, education, and labor. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 gender politics education labor ANATOMY GENDER DISPARITIES IN EAST AFRICA World Policy Journal examines gender data in politics, education...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... had felt relatively safe suddenly did not feel safe in the same way. We had previously made a lot of assumptions about what was settled in terms of gender equality and misogyny. Turns out, things weren’t settled at all. That’s why you saw this huge outpouring of people at the Women’s March the day...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., a professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, describes how the lack of legal protections for domestic laborers has made it more challenging for women to be present in their children’s lives. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Philippines Indonesia...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jill Filipovic India’s ban on sex-selective abortions in 1994 was designed to increase gender equality and send the message that girls and women are valued in society. But the law has also come at a cost, according to Jill Filipovic . Many poor women now find that they can’t access second-trimester...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 24–25.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal looks at the legal requirements in various nations for changing one's gender on official documents. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Transgender policy MAP ROOM FORCED STERILIZATION OF TRANS INDIVIDUALS Twenty-two European nations require trans people...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Robbie Corey-Boulet "Either we hide who we are and are at peace with society, or we live publicly, and we are cut off," says Carmen, a 31-year-old from western Cameroon. Journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet writes that in Cameroon and Ivory Coast, gender roles restrict women's financial independence...
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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 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and dance talent contests for the transgender community. And, following a series of performance-based competitions, a “Miss Koovagam” is crowned in a place where South Asia’s historically validated ideals of gender and sexual ambiguity stand in stark contrast to the current plight of the transgender...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... “It was glorious, like a party.” And Bachelet’s speech was inspirational—particularly when she asked the crowd, “Who would have thought… 20, 10, or five years ago, that Chile would elect a woman as president?” Although critics suggested Bachelet’s election would mean little for gender equality, many Chilean...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
...? Do they play a different role in peace negotiations when they are in the same room? SLAUGHTER: I think that may be too broad. I really do think this is a question of diversity more than it is of gender. As it happens, genders have been socialized very differently so that men and women do see...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to undergo sex change operations must navigate a labyrinth of bureaucratic processes to be certified as an “official” transsexual. This certification is crucial because it offers protection from police harassment and the risk of breaking Iran’s strict gender separation and dress laws. Once an individual...
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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 (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-jerk paranoia it sometimes exhibits in response to events that the vast majority of citizens would otherwise ignore. Women’s rights and gender relations are unquestionably important topics in Chinese society right now, but few favor the showy and sometimes confrontational tactics of the Feminist Five...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
... against the strictures of their drab domestic life and join in the jihadi struggle. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Islamic State Taliban women gender family terror SENIOR AIRMAN ASHLEY AVECILLA The first issue of Sunnat-e-Khaula , the flagship women’s magazine...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... lose the U.S. presidency to a reality TV star who boasts about sexually assaulting women? While some respectfully disagree with her economic and foreign policies, the bulk of attacks against Hillary Rodham Clinton have always been gendered: She’s “shrill”; she should smile more; and she lacks “stamina...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the first Gulf War. These statistics reflect a global reality in the context of the current migration crisis. Women and girls make up half of the 19.6 million refugees around the world. Displaced women face a host of gender-specific challenges; according to the U.N., one in five refugee women has...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., project director of LGBT Pride in Vietnam, is a Fulbright scholar at Pennsylvania State University’s Community Psychology & Social Change program. Coral Herrera Gómez is a Costa Rican-based gender communications consultant. Hans Billimoria works with Grassrooted Trust, a Sri Lankan...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
... from office, she minced no words about the role gender played in her downfall: “There are certain elements of machismo and misogyny in this impeachment . . . I have always been described as a hard woman. Yet I have never heard a man described as a hard man.” Brazilian politicians and media drowned...
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