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Published: 01 September 2017
Ohoud, scuba diving in Jeddah’s Red Sea port, tells me, “We women often joke that we can’t drive, but we can dive.” Ohoud, scuba diving in Jeddah’s Red Sea port, tells me, “We women often joke that we can’t drive, but we can dive.” More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Billboard: “Delhi Women are Scared to step out of their homes. Who is responsible for this Intense fear?” Billboard: “Delhi Women are Scared to step out of their homes. Who is responsible for this Intense fear?” Photo: New Delhices More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Many women, some of whom have been displaced, injured, or blinded due to armed clashes, have difficulty attending health checkups. Many women, some of whom have been displaced, injured, or blinded due to armed clashes, have difficulty attending health checkups. More
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Billboard: “Delhi Women are Scared to step out of their homes. Who is responsible for this Intense fear?” Billboard: “Delhi Women are Scared to step out of their homes. Who is responsible for this Intense fear?” Photo: New Delhices ...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 24–27.
Published: 01 March 2014
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Silvia Viñas Silvia Viñas is assistant editor at Radio Ambulante and Latin America regional editor at Global Voices Online. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: UN Women Gallery SANTIAGO, Chile—Feminist sociologist Teresa Valdés was among a...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and today as president of the New America Foundation. She also has some provocative ideas on the role of men and women in shaping the nature of the contemporary world. World Policy Journal editor David A. Andelman and managing editor...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Robbie Corey-Boulet "Either we hide who we are and are at peace with society, or we live publicly, and we are cut off," says Carmen, a 31-year-old from western Cameroon. Journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet writes that in Cameroon and Ivory Coast, gender roles restrict women's financial independence and...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MAP ROOM INDUSTRY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN Oil and gas extraction, mining, logging, and hydroelectric development draw large numbers of men to Indigenous lands, o en leaving women vulnerable to violence. World Policy Journal...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... would not be able to find us,” says Sara, her eyes filling with tears. Ultimately, it was concern for her children that prompted her to go. Sara’s sister was in a similar situation—her husband had also disappeared, and they presumed he had been either arrested or killed. The three women—Sara, her...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Angelika Albaladejo A "witch hunt against poor women": Across the Americas, abortion laws are harming health and securityRestrictive reproductive policies in El Salvador, Colombia, the U.S., and elsewhere are pushing women toward unsafe procedures. Journalist Angelika Albaladejo argues that...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rafia Zakaria A new propaganda magazine unveiled this summer by the Pakistani Taliban targets an unexpected audience: women. Journalist Rafia Zakaria describes how the Taliban, who came to power on a promise to eliminate females from the public sphere, are now calling on girls and women to rebel...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 118.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Women have historically been underrepresented in the media as authors and experts. World Policy Journal finds out if more voices are now being heard in major publications. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 media sexism journalism...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Traugott, an attorney, was a gender specialist for the American B ar Association’s Central and Eastern European Law Initiative in Central A sia in 2 0 0 0 -0 1 . Women’s Rights and Security in Central Asia Belinda Cooper an d Isabel Traugott In the aftermath of September...
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Published: 01 December 2017
A member of women’s collective Faruhia wanawake harvests seaweed at their farm in Paje, East Zanzibar. LISA DE BODE A member of women’s collective Faruhia wanawake harvests seaweed at their farm in Paje, East Zanzibar. / LISA DE BODE More
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World Policy Journal (1 March 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 (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Chelsea Szendi Schieder Chelsea Szendi Schieder, a political scientist at Tokyo’s Meiji University, describes how, in the wake of Japan’s triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown), the country has moved to fortify national harmony and women’s place in the traditional family unit...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 39–46.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alice Driver Photojournalist and author Alice Driver argues that there's a lack of data and political will in Juárez, Mexico to properly track feminicide, the killing of women based on misogynist ideas. In her interviews and photographs, she documents how activists and mothers are trying to hold...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas In homes across Asia, the Middle East, and the United States, female migrant laborers are doing the difficult work of child and elder care. But these women often leave behind children of their own in countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines. Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, a...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... only half the population. To address the world's challenges, we must meaningfully change whom we call upon as experts. We must insist on a media landscape where more women are quoted, bylined, and miked. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 This content is made freely available by the...