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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 36–40.
Published: 01 December 2017
... CANADA SHOULD NOT USE ITS LEGISLATIVE POWERS TO SUSTAIN SEXIST AND GENOCIDAL POLICIES WPJ: What should the Canadian government do to remedy this situation and recognize the agency of Indigenous women? LG: The government of Canada should not use its legislative powers to sustain sexist and...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... countries need to ensure that reproductive care is recognized as a human right. Current legislation only exacerbates the inequality, shame, and discrimination that women face across the Americas. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 abortion reproductive rights El Salvador Colombia human...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Christopher Shay Theorists have long recognized the family as the place where “politics become personal,” writes Christopher Shay. Perhaps it is not surprising, then, that so-called “traditional family values” are often used to “cajole and coerce the public.” Shay describes how, in the pages of...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Mari Margil A global movement is attempting to transform the legal systems that govern humankind’s relationship with the environment. Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund’s Mari Margil argues that we must stop treating the planet as if it exists solely for human exploitation and recognize the...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 24–32.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Tblisi and translation assistance from Ross Ufberg.) venezuela found itself $2 billion richer from new military sales to russia after recognizing abkhazia and south ossetia . But Russia’s tactics have not gone unnoticed. Not surprisingly, its recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia drew...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 90–91.
Published: 01 September 2002
... knowing in August 1998 that this pointed out that the 1998 Malaysian con­ would happen. The controls may well have trols have been largely dismantled, except “worked”—and been recognized to have for the currency peg to the greenback and “worked”— in the previously anticipated some related...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
... worst in some member states, which mistakenly worried that recognizing self-determination could lead to secession. In 1989, the government of Canada issued a statement arguing that the proposal was unacceptable on the grounds that “self-determination under international law can imply the absolute right...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 100–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... What the world needs are flexible leaders who can recognize and seize opportunities and build consensus among a variety of actors. Leadership is difficult in the best of times. Writing in the first third of the 16th century, Niccolo Machiavelli reminds us in The Prince that to be effective, a...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... It failed to recognize that the most serious violations emerged from the legislation itself, and instead concluded that mistreatment resulted from incorrect application of the law. With this ruling, the Chilean state retained the option to apply the anti-terrorist legislation to future land...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... de Oliveira, Edward Murillo, or Matteos Alves dos Santos may not be as familiar to a U.S. audience as those of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, or Freddie Gray. Nevertheless, across the Americas, activists are forcing governments to take notice of their deaths, even if their humanity was not recognized...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 51–58.
Published: 01 December 2002
... contrary because ofbelief? To permit menistan, the principle of freedom of con­ this would be to make the professed doc­ science is guaranteed. Both states recognize trinessuperior to the law of the land, and and protect the right of the individual to in effect to permit every citizen to become a...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... not to exaggerate gender patterns, it’s equally important to recognize that science now supports differences between the sexes. We need the leadership and innovation of men and women to cope with future challenges. On a microeconomic level, the more evenly a company’s management-board positions are...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
... why, it is important to recognize that the World Bank isn’t really the “world’s” bank. It’s a collection of country desks (for example, the China desk and the India desk). The Bank’s development professionals appear to be evaluated primarily on their response to one question—did they support projects...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... two people of the same sex is illegal” was replaced by “marriage between two people of the same sex is not legally recognized,” citing the importance of Vietnamese culture and the Vietnamese traditional family model. Such grounds not only justify the continuation of discrimination against lesbians...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
...: Yes. It should be between ASEAN and China. WPJ: China recognizes the military government. How would you describe Thailand’s relationship with China? TS: China and Thailand have a long relationship. China has a different style of government, so they are more okay with this type of...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... denouncing the violations we suffer daily for more than 22 years, and even though there have been steps forward in the way we organize, it’s appalling that we are still discussing basic demands. In Latin America, only Uruguay has a law that recognizes sex work as work. And it’s not even a good one, since...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 55–62.
Published: 01 December 2006
... demonstrations distasteful. Japanese emotions at play. A Chinese pur­ Yet most of the young, who are said to be chase of a Russian submarine is a security increasingly nationalistic, had a difficult threat, a defense official may declare. Yet, time recognizing the “Japan” toward which the next day the...
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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 (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to Kabul with his wife and only surviving child. Few in Abdul Zia’s position have the courage or knowledge to confront those who killed their family members and ask for compensation. While NATO has rightly recognized the need to redress families for civilians deaths and that the pre-2006 levels...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... is heavily censored. Disturbingly, the Zone 9 bloggers are not the only Global Voices contributors who recently found themselves behind bars, as governments in a disturbingly growing list of nations have recognized that modern-day connectivity can prove a lethal challenge to their...