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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 the...
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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
...Jina Moore; Shereen El Feki; Andrew Reding; Kate Kraft; Siddharth Dube; Tam Nguyen; Coral Herrera Gómez; Hans Billimoria Siddharth Dube is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute based in India. His forthcoming book is a personal history of outlawed love, focusing on gay and sex work...
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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 (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 (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 Indeed, all evidence suggests that sex change operations in Iran have increased both in frequency as well as in public visibility over the last decade. Iran now performs more sex change operations than any other country besides Thailand. Not only are more people petitioning for...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... UNIC’s website. some syrians — boys, girls, men, and women— are turning to sex work to survive. © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Cairo—Mona Iraqi, an outspoken filmmaker turned television presenter, goes in for the kill. She had been staking out a Cairo...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... sex traŽ icking of NORTH DAKOTA NORTH UNITED STATES STATES UNITED Indigenous women. SIOUX...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the U.S. was making foreign aid conditional on a progressive approach 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...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 36–40.
Published: 01 December 2017
... legal 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 (2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... widowed women and “cleanse” 62.2% 72.4% them via sex. The Ugandan judicial system 143 315...
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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 (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 on their...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
... not discussing sex, it’s easier for powerful, money-hungry groups to mask their underlying political doctrines. The abstinence alliance assumes that large swathes of the population should, and will, withhold sex until marriage, while the condom coalition rebukes anyone advocating for anything...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Bénédicte Desrus and writer Celia Gómez Ramos transport us into a Mexico City commune where sex workers go after life on the streets and find some extraordinary women. And Eliza Griswold, our poet-in-residence, explores a world where we rely on numbers more than on ourselves. Next we turn to Africa for...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 Tatsuhiko Ishii tells me that Japan remains “a backward country” when...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 70–83.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Sun safe house. On any given night, between six and 12 people stay in the two-room apartment. The organization had been paying the rent with earnings from a market stall, but on the day this photo was taken, the market was shut down, so the tenants resorted to sex work to make ends meet...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Laos, and Burma ticularly in narcotics 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...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 December 2005
... freedom of choice 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...