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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Le Mat Sex is a primal instinct. It is the way in which we guarantee the perpetuation of our families and of the human race. It is also the driving force behind so much beauty and tragedy, poetry and art, theater...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World. Andrew Reding, a senior fellow of World Policy Institute, is an expert researcher on human rights for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Kate Kraft teaches African Politics & Governance at African Leadership...
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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): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Too often the perspectives of sex workers are left out of policy conversations. World Policy Journal asked experts around the globe what sex workers need to better control their working conditions. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 sex work labor labor policy Compiled...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
...,” in response to a sermon from one of the country’s leading Catholic clergymen earlier that month. Women should dress modestly to avoid being “objectified,” he observed, adding that the purpose of sex is “fertilization.” The clash between traditional and feminist views escalated when the march reached...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Elisabeth Zerofsky Journalist and translator Elisabeth Zerofsky introduces her deft translation of author Kamel Daoud’s essay on sex in the Muslim world. Daoud’s piece provoked a media frenzy when it was published in France earlier this year. Everyone, including the French prime minister, seemed...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rochelle Terman Some of the earliest discussions of transsexuality in Iran date back to the 1940s, while surgeries to alter congenital intersex conditions were reported in the Iranian press as early as 1930. The earliest non-intersex sex change surgery reported in the Iranian press dates back...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the men’s faces, lives ruined almost instantly. Following the Egyptian military’s ouster of democratically-elected president Mohammad Morsi in the Summer of 2013, Egypt has embarked on a well-publicized witch hunt of men who have sex with men (who may or may not identify themselves as gay) and male...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to LGBT rights, and a remarkable number of journalists seemed to think the U.S. was demanding that Liberia allow same-sex marriage. Journalists weren’t the only ones pushing the subject of America’s supposed imposition of LGBT rights to the top of the national agenda. Also in early 2012, Leroy Archie...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... expression in 1861. After a three and a half year reprieve, when the law was repealed in 2009, the community faced an even greater setback in December 2013, when the Indian Supreme Court reinstated the law. The transgender community—comprised of individuals assigned a sex, usually at birth and based...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 36–40.
Published: 01 December 2017
... battles and the unfinished work of rectifying the inequities in Canadian policies toward Indigenous women. World Policy Journal: Can you tell me a bit about your court challenge, in which you accused the government agency Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) of sex-based discrimination...
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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 (2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the organizations controlling AIDS-relief money write about the disease as if it were divorced from sexuality, omitting frank sexual talk in favor of discussing resources, poverty, and education. By not discussing sex, it’s easier for powerful, money-hungry groups to mask their underlying political doctrines...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in sex traŽ icking of NORTH DAKOTA NORTH UNITED STATES STATES UNITED Indigenous women. SIOUX...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Japanese municipality to legally recognize “the relation corresponding to marriage,” the equivalent of civil partnership. Since then at least six other municipalities have taken similar steps, and last year, a law professor started a national campaign to legalize same-sex marriage. Still, the poet...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in reproduc­ ment organizations also feel they must tread tive health services; denied women abortion carefully in reaching out to sex workers for any reason; railed against increased sex and gay groups, hugely important targets, education for the school-aged young— urg­ especially in Asian...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and in the province’s that in 2001 was the second-largest source thriving sex industry. Indeed, Yunnan has of poppy in the world, could double in become one of China’s major commercial sex 2002. Making matters worse, the UW SA has markets. In Kunming, young girls from formed an alliance...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., there are no federal laws or constitutional provisions protecting against anti-gay discrimination in Brazil. Indeed, rare among Latin American nations, Brazil has yet to pass a single gay rights bill at the federal level. Where progress has been made, it has been imposed by the judiciary; same-sex marriage...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., that in a community where family responsibility and generosity are held in high regard, there is a line where that support ends. Sex, for example, was not something we spoke about. Young women who became pregnant were castigated as ‘dirty’ for engaging in sexual acts; there was a stigma, and I think it’s important...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the entire political system. In addition, for three decades, China’s One-Child Policy was enforced by a small army of government workers who monitored and controlled women’s fertility. This led to widespread sex-selective abortion and a dramatically skewed sex ratio; in 2014, roughly 116 boys were born...
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