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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 87–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Skye Wheeler Support for victims of sexual violence is underfunded nearly everywhere, but the need for these mental health services is particularly acute in conflict and post-conflict zones. Skye Wheeler , a women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch, examines the uphill battle to provide care...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 76–82.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to make a life for themselves in their unfamiliar homelands. She introduces us to Khe Khoeun, a former refugee now living with relatives in Cambodia, and describes how those with mental health problems are singularly ill-equipped to navigate America’s complicated immigration court system. Given...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
... husband were trying to limit the number of children they had. The health exception is interpreted broadly in India to include mental health, making abortion generally legal—but always subject to a doctor’s gatekeeping. Despite the fact that abortion has been legal in India since 1971, many women...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2018
... decades, psychoanalysis has had to compete with new forms of therapy and spiritual practice. However, in part because of the adoption of psychoanalysis by the public mental-health system in the 1960s, and more recently by some psychiatric wards within the prison system, a certain “psychoanalytic mode...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 78–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
... if they test positive for HIV. Foreign workers in Saudi Arabia also know the risk of having their contracts, which typically run for about two years, terminated early if they do not clear one of the routine physical and mental health checks they must pay for. Monterona says he’s fortunate that his bouts...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2016
... choose death. Local newspapers regularly carry reports of undertrials committing suicide. The emotional burden of long legal cases coupled with a flagrant disregard for mental health in prisons has led to many deaths in prisons. In May, a man named Narinder died, according to his family because...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... potential Kenyan candidate who changed her mind about running, told me: “I opted out for mental health reasons. The backlash is crazy. Without [a support group], I don’t think I have the mental acuity to survive the verbal abuse and threats. It’s not safe . . . and most people think it’s OK that the job...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the community of “men who have sex with men” and hijra communities in India’s urban areas. But lack of adequate funding has made it difficult to reach outlying communities, and services often do not provide holistic care, especially with respect to mental health. In 2013, transgender communities celebrated...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to their concerns and changed some domestic policies. The Department of Justice canceled its plans for Shared Responsibility Committees, where the FBI would tap mental health workers, clergy, and counselors for information regarding potentially violent individuals. Muslim Advocates, a legal defense group, described...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 45–50.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., American efforts to combat pestilence and tuberculosis, including the drug-resistant ill-health elsewhere. In blunt truth, the form, and other emerging infections— in­ United States benefits doubly from every truding on our shores. The threat is ampli­ victory won abroad, not only in the intangi­...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... interest in addressing health and education needs, Afghan women has largely faded. The few rather than broader human rights issues.4 reports from Afghanistan that address September 11 raised awareness of the women’s concerns indicate that in areas disastrous human rights situation in Af­...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., especially in Central America, the church remains directly involved in the political process, and its conservative views on sex guide sexual and reproductive health policy. Even among the faithful, however, the Vatican’s inflexible opposition to contraception and sexual education has been alienating...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 3–6.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a responsibility to remind the world that true peace is neither a zero-sum game nor a legalistic obligation. Rather, if we are prepared to pursue peace, the path will take us beyond the limits of mental or emotional calculation and open new realms of redemptive possibility. Genuine and lasting peace is within...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 91–98.
Published: 01 March 2018
... banks in China” when only 37 out of 328 potential donors qualified for donation. In that same year, the chief physician at the Ministry of Health China-Japan Friendship Hospital, who had carried out research on sperm quality for some 15 years, told a reporter, “If this trend continues, men will die...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of mental, emotional, and health problems. Gladue sentencing has helped many small-time, repeat offenders, who benefit from a holistic or communal approach to rehabilitation, treatment, and support. But barriers remain for Indigenous people who want to access this code. Many lawyers are unaware of how...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 41–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., Okalik—at the time Minister of Health and Justice for the northern territory of Nunavut—was seen performatively reading a newspaper. The previous year, Aglukkaq, a Conservative, had been spotted doing the same at a hearing where Liberal opposition members were testifying about food insecurity in Nunavut...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of the Child, which Israel has signed, participating nations must “recognize the right of the child to be protected from economic exploitation and from performing any work that is likely to be hazardous or to interfere with the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child’s health or physical, mental...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... as basic state-provided health insurance, financial assistance for health and housing aid, and military exemption. It also opens the door to state-approved, post-surgical name change, which entitles the person to receive new national identity papers. In order to receive certification, applicants must...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 22–34.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., converting brown water to a clear drinkable liquid that meets World Health Organization standards. However, because many people remain queasy about drinking old sewer water, the output is not pumped directly into water distribution pipes, but mixed into freshwater reservoirs in the hilly catchment areas...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 89–92.
Published: 01 June 2001
... lawyer who chaired Georgia’s anti-corruption commission: “People were utterly cynical about Communist laws and rules, but unfortunately that fed a nihilistic mentality in which under independence they still do not respect any laws or rules at all Corruption is a way of life. People don’t believe...