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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of global thinkers reflecting on how sex and sexuality affect individuals’ roles in their societies. In our Anatomy feature, the brilliant Saudi Arabian female film director Haifaa al-Mansour takes us inside the making of her multi-award winning film Wadjda , the first feature film shot inside the Kingdom...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Academy in Johannesburg. She runs a sexuality discussion group with youth from 30 African countries. 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 issues. Tam Nguyen...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 48–49.
Published: 01 March 2014
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 June 2017
... crimes, and crimes against humanity still stand, Kim Thuy Seelinger , the director of the Sexual Violence Program at the Human Rights Center at University of California, Berkeley, writes that Zidane’s case raises an important question: How can courts balance survivors’ readiness to disclose...
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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 (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... previously worked in Nicaragua. © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute Buenos Aires—On a cold and rainy evening, some 200 women march through the center of Buenos Aires to raise awareness about sexual violence. Despite the weather, many demonstrators flaunt their femininity...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Slavoj Žižek Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 Half a century after May 1968 events in Paris (and elsewhere), the time has come to reflect upon the similarities and differences between the sexual liberation and feminism of the 1960s and the protest movements that flourish today...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... on the advisory council for Women Living Under Muslim Law’s International Solidarity Network. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran—When Shadi Amin was growing up in pre-revolutionary Iran, she began experiencing sexual feelings toward...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sarah Leonard; Yasmin El-Rifae This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. El-Rifae: I knew when I was working with Op-AntiSH that the story of the organization and its resistance to sexual violence during the revolution needed to be shared. It has been sort...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are among the most extreme, they are hardly the only prohibitions in the region. From Colombia to the United States, laws restricting access to abortion are pushing women toward unsafe procedures and stigmatizing those who seek reproductive health care. Alarming rates of sexual violence further exacerbate...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and dance talent contests for the transgender community. And, following a series of performance-based competitions, a “Miss Koovagam” is crowned in a place where South Asia’s historically validated ideals of gender and sexual ambiguity stand in stark contrast to the current plight of the transgender...
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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 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... propositioning from predatory male managers, who expect her to sleep with them in order to get hired. For lesbians who shun traditionally “feminine” clothing and mannerisms, Carmen said, even this degrading option is out of reach. “When a lesbian declares her sexuality, she can’t find a job,” she said...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., Kollontai left her husband and young son to study economics at the University of Zürich. Kollontai believed that women needed to participate in the labor force to become economically independent of men. In her view, sexual relations between men and women were poisoned by capitalism: With no means...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... responsible for caring for their children and supporting their families, and were often made to endure terrible sexual harassment in the process. The building has 22 small apartments and currently houses 34 families. Families with fewer children and those who already know each other live together...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... most prominent nongovernmental organizations working with sexual minorities. When she has a few drinks, any lingering reservations melt away, and on this particular night she began, in the middle of the crowd, to dance closely with her crush. Before long, she noticed she had attracted the attention...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Then, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammad Morsi was elected president in the country’s most free and fair presidential elections ever. The new Egypt seemed to be finding its religious roots. Outward expressions of religion seemed to be gaining in popularity. Taboos against any discussion of sex, sexuality...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., the rights of sexual minorities have come to the fore. For example, in 2009, a nonprofit called ReBit was formed, its founders explaining that the name of the organization comes from an abbreviation of its mission to keep “pushing LGBT awareness re peatedly, a little bit each time.” Though the first case...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to adopt stricter laws against rape. During domestic violence and rape trials, rights groups filled courtrooms with women who sat in silent protest of the status quo. Their tactics worked. Those found guilty of rape or sexual assault can be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Penalties are more severe when...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 67–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... really believe what you wrote. This was not the Kamel Daoud I know, and whom I profiled in a long article for the Times Magazine . When I was in Oran, we spoke at length about the problems of sexuality in the Arab-Islamic world. But we also spoke of the ambiguities of “culture” (a word that I dislike...