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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 (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 (2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
... would you want more?” “Our patriarchs resented [Bachelet’s win] and the fact that she followed through with her campaign promise to appoint a Cabinet with gender parity,” Valdés continued. “She also appointed women [to the Cabinet] that the political parties didn’t want. They resented...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... are indeed quite different, and that each sex has its own identifiable strengths and weaknesses. Acknowledging these basic differences between the sexes, in turn, is a crucial step toward accepting other approaches to gender identity and allowing gender to enrich the workplace, politics, and society at large...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to create tangible social change. In a frustratingly complex political era, the “third gender” identity has been formally recognized, yet homosexuality and bisexuality continue to be labeled a products of “western corruption.” In this context, Koovagam has become more than just an important refuge...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., this ruling had little political or medical influence at the time, and other leading contemporary clerics could not come to a consensus on transsexuality or sex change operations. In 1985, Khomeini, now the politically unchallenged supreme authority, reissued his 1967 fatwa on sex change surgery, this time...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
... his reactionary tone, and relies instead on the rhetoric of economic growth to maintain political popularity. Abe played a key role in attacks on gender-equality policies in 2005, portraying feminist scholars and bureaucrats who sought to create a “gender-free” curriculum in schools as radical...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of State Hillary Clinton, the first female major-party presidential nominee in U.S. history. It may seem strange to suggest Rousseff’s gender as a primary cause for her political demise given the success of women in politics in Latin America. After all, the first woman to rise to the presidency...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
... or freedom for Tibet. But with Xi’s ascension, authorities have also been clamping down on rights lawyers, NGO workers, political reformers, investigative journalists, academics who don’t toe the party line, and activists for causes that had previously been safe—like feminism. Four of the women were...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... than gender, every day. For me, the experience demonstrated how everything is interconnected—you can’t pluck a thread out of embedded political and economic problems and say, “this is a feminist issue.” Everything is linked, from the state, to economic systems of oppression, to the family...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Which means that to be a man today—a good man—is to listen. In the Arab world, sex is a powerful lens through which to view a society because what happens in intimate life is shaped by forces on a larger stage—politics, economics, religion, gender, and generations. If you really want to know...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that are being implemented in a number of Latin American countries, effectively mandating the numbers of women who must stand for political office. Do you think that is a positive step toward achieving gender equality in government? SLAUGHTER: It is a positive development for those societies where...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to democratize political systems and civil society. In Chile, feminists who helped defeat the Pinochet dictatorship adopted the slogan, “democracy in the nation and in the home.” Governments across the region created women’s ministries to design and advance policies promoting gender equity. Children’s rights...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to Marine Le Pen, France’s own far-right female politician, who is a close ally of the League’s Salvini, Meloni has been strategic in using her gender for political gain. Along with Frauke Petry and Tatjana Festerling in Germany, and Beata Szydło in Poland, Le Pen and Meloni belong to an elite club of far...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
...) to stimulate the existence of a counterdiscourse to dismantle the negative, racist, and sexist stereotypes [that exist in Cuba] about black women.” The estatutos state that persons of any race, gender, sexual orientation, or political leaning can join the group, but they also emphasize that the project has...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Sperling, a political science professor at Clark University, writes that to the extent that Putin’s Russia has a “personality cult, the personality at the center is defined in strongly emphasized gendered terms, which shapes the tenor of both domestic and foreign policy.” When it comes to contemporary...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... daughter’s name and school details were tweeted because of her political views. Sagarika now abstains from putting her views on Twitter, but sometimes she does something interesting. She re-tweets some of the abusive tweets to let her followers know about the threats female journalists face. Gul Panag...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... attitudes and make it more socially acceptable for mothers to work full time. Almost three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the gender pay gap is smaller in Hungary than it is in neighboring Austria. More significantly, 73 percent of children between the ages of 3 and 6 attend formal kindergartens...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 39–46.
Published: 01 December 2016
... bodies. It is a term that recognizes the sexual politics of homicide. At the march, women called out in unison for members of public institutions, like the justice system, to be required to attend workshops on gender violence. They proposed mechanisms to combat sexism, and they demanded equal...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Traugott, an attorney, was a gender specialist for the American B ar Association’s Central and Eastern European Law Initiative in Central A sia in 2 0 0 0 -0 1 . Women’s Rights and Security in Central Asia Belinda Cooper an d Isabel Traugott In the aftermath of September...