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World Policy Journal (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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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 (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Maura Elizabeth Cunningham Given the limited right to assembly in China, a mass feminist movement that confronts the Communist Party is unlikely to materialize, argues historian Maura Elizabeth Cunningham. But fragmented and incremental pushes for women's rights will continue for years to come...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Journalist Ian Bateson reports on how Nicaragua’s total ban on abortions, backed by President Daniel Ortega, has left girls like Lucia without options, and how a handful of women’s rights groups are fighting back. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Nicaragua rape Church abortion...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that countries need to ensure that reproductive care is recognized as a human right. Current legislation only exacerbates the inequality, shame, and discrimination that women face across the Americas. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 abortion reproductive rights El Salvador Colombia human...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
... abortions at all. The policy’s implementation raises a crucial question: “Can you promote the rights of women and girls and also restrict their family choices?” Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 India abortion sex selection reproductive rights JILL FILIPOVIC JILL FILIPOVIC...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for women’s rights in Chile. She even ran for office herself in 2013 to represent the left-leaning Party for Democracy as a deputy for Santiago’s La Reina and Peñalolen neighborhoods. She lost the primary election to a man, but by a very close margin. Still, Valdés points out that when Bachelet beat her...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 December 2005
... from the most illiberal of American to only those organizations willing to sign anti-abortion, anti-choice, anti-gay lobbies. on to an administration policy against abor­ These policies have opposed women’s rights, tion. In that chilling climate, nongovern­ especially the freedom of choice...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... era. Decriminalizing and destigmatizing sex work through policy change means delisting every aspect of the sex trade as a criminal offense, including the purchase and advertisement of sex work. BUENOS AIRES—The rights of women sex workers are constantly being ignored. I have been denouncing...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the assault. “Ninety five percent of the time, these kinds of cases do not get solved,” says Sandy François, director for the defense of women's rights for the Haitian Women's Ministry. “No justice is done for these women, and if these people don't find justice, then why should they talk...
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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 Jina Moore is a Nairobi-based reporter who covers global women’s rights and Africa for BuzzFeed. Shereen El Feki is an Arab-British journalist and author of the book...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 49–52.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and dramatically, but it radical Islamic fundamentalists, who often is clear that the new leaders intend to re­ resort to terrorism to achieve their ends. spect human rights. Egypt, for instance, witnessed a wave of The related matter of women’s rights in violence and political assassinations...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... violence against women on New Year’s 2016 in Cologne, Germany. Very quickly some of the headlines asserted that North African immigrants had participated in these sexual assaults, and right-wing groups utilized the attacks to demonize immigrants. The question for a lot of Arab activists who work...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
... began her activism in the far north of Japan, in Hokkaido, working in grass-roots advocacy for women’s rights in the 1980s. Kondo co-founded ShelterNet in 1998 after participating in the 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing, organizing the first international symposium on women’s shelters in Japan...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... no longer talk to a friend but pay a psychiatrist or counselor to take care of the problem; parents pay babysitters and educators take care of their children, and so on. One should, of course, not forget the real achievements of 1968: The movement radically changed how we treat women’s rights, gay...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
...—chant slogans affirming their right to decide who they want to sleep with, amused bystanders cheer, leering boys snap photos with camera phones, and elderly women mutter their disapproval. The Slut Walk protests began last April in Toronto when a police officer told a university class that women...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... foundation for gutting public funds for elder and child care, thereby “increasing the burden of care work already disproportionally borne by women.” Right-wing visions of family are often directly connected to economic reforms. Schieder catalogs the ways in which misogyny is built into Japan’s...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in Hungary, compared to only 26 percent attendance in Austria among children the same age. This state of affairs can be traced back to the work of Alexandra Kollontai, a Russian aristocrat with a zeal for social justice and women’s rights. History is littered with tales of the oversized ambitions of men...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... In order to access what limited resources do exist, activists promoting the rights of queer women would be wise to align themselves with women’s rights movements more generally, especially those pushing for greater representation in government and the workplace. Upon securing a receptive audience...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 101–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of denunciations of the immense riches of the monarch. It opposes the “Westernization” of the kingdom. Women’s rights, an occidental way of life for the upper class, and any political alliance with the West is considered an offense to the values of the Quran. The anti-Israeli rhetoric returns constantly, overlaid...