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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 and the...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... 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, project director of LGBT Pride in...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 48–49.
Published: 01 March 2014
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World Policy Journal (1 June 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 (1 June 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 with...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 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 in...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Photo: Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran—When Shadi Amin was growing up in pre-revolutionary Iran, she began experiencing sexual feelings toward other girls. “I thought there was something wrong with me,” she says. “I thought, maybe I should change something.” By “something,” Amin was referring not to her...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 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, from...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment and Assault (OpAntiSH), an Egyptian group dedicated to combating sexual violence, documented 186 such cases. A petition by women’s organizations attributed the spike to the “trend of targeting female activists, to punish them for participating in the public sphere and to...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 the situation. Survivors of sexual violence are often discouraged from...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... was a 38-percent increase in sexual assault reported. CANADA...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 community. THE...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
... who participated in the study were tested for HIV and other STDs and then were given questionnaires to gather demographic and sexual behavior information. The conclusion that women were likely being infected by their adulterous husbands, though, is based on skewed data; the sample was entirely made up...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., but I was very young,” she said. Unlike most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Ivory Coast has never criminalized homosexuality. But codification is not culture, and alternative sexualities are highly stigmatized. (For this reason, names have been changed in this story to protect sources’ anonymity...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 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 to support themselves, women...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2018
... wasn’t really Noriko and Iichiro’s concern. Rather, it was what Fukushima described in his book: his sexual relationship with Mishima. According to Fukushima’s account, his relations with Mishima began in 1951 when he, a poor 21-year-old student, visited the already famous 26-year-old author at his...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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. The rules are strict...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 of several people nearby, including a man...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., 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 (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2011
... move to Latin America where the Catholic Church is struggling to cope with a new sexuality and spirit of freedom. Finally, we conclude our examination of faith in our Conversation with Lobsang Sangay, Tibetan Buddhism’s new political leader, known as the Kalon Tripa—the first secular ruler of his...