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Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking
Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking

On this International Women’s Day, we can start to begin the end of male dominance of MDBs: let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global MBD banking. By M. Patel. (03/08/2017)Read More...



Breaking the Silence: A Global Analysis of Sexual Assault in the Military
Breaking the Silence: A Global Analysis of Sexual Assault in the Military

Paper provides international examination of sexual assault in the military. By Michelle Stone. (02/241/2017)

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Some Necessary Thoughts on Feminism
Some Necessary Thoughts on Feminism

It's time for a rethink of gender roles. By Dr. A.C. Beyer (11/27/2016)

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Minds, Bodies and Feminism
Minds, Bodies and Feminism

Reflections on the current state of gender oppression and stereotypes. By Dr. AC Beyer (10/20/2014)

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation
IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring

Two experts in women's studies discuss the state of women's right in the post-Arab Spring states. Edited by Adriana Stephan. 07/24/2014

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Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?
Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

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What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table
What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Co... Read More...


Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic
Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic
A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012) Read More...


Mainstreaming Gender into Development Projects
Mainstreaming Gender into Development Projects
Paper discussing the consequence of leaving women out and practical requirements for success. By Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah. (02/16/2012) Read More...


Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women
Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women

Reflects on the progress of women's rights in Afghanistan and looks ahead toward further progress. By M Ashraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 03/08/2011)

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Women's Rights and Geopolitics in the Two Koreas
Association for Women's Rights in Development interview with Christine Ahn (Global Fund for Women and the Korea Policy Institute). (AWID, 11/26/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Author responds to op-ed by Laura Bush, and discusses steps to achieve gender equality. By Ashraf Haidari. (10/18/2010) Read More...


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Acute Poverty Alleviation Through Women’s Targeting By Microfinance Programs
Author provides argument for sustaining female-targeting microfinance programs. By Alexandra Dobra. (04/20/2010) Read More...


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HIV/AIDS and Human Security: A Focus on Women and Economic Security in Southern Africa
Author analyzes the AIDS/HIV issue in southern Africa and offers policy recommendations towards combating its effect there. By Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah, PhD. (04/21/2010) Read More...


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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan M. Ashraf Haidari argues for increased efforts to educate the women of Afghanistan as a primary step in ensuring greater rights. By M. Ashaf Haidari... Read More...


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Women's Participation in the Democratic Processes in Iraq and Afghanistan
Report on women's participation in democratization efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. By Michelle D. Bernard, A. Yasmine Rassam, and Lida Sahar Noory. (Independent Women's Forum, 7/6/2006) Read More...


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Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?
This article argues that although the removal of Saddam’s dictatorship in 2003 has now allowed for the entry of a myriad of progressive NGOs, and new pro-female emancipation government policies, resur... Read More...


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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interviews: Dr. Al Shaky, Zainab Al-Suwaij, and Mary Larkin
IA-Forum discusses the Iraq constitution and Iraqi women's rights with Iraqi Minister of State for Women’s Affairs Dr. Azhar Abdul Karim Al Shakly, Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director of the American... Read More...


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Bangladesh on course to meet gender parity in primary school enrollment
Bangladesh is well on course to achieving gender parity in primary education enrolment by 2005, a target set by the United Nations as part of the Millennium Development Goals. Read More...


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Q&A: Peace in Sudan
The Sudan government and rebels from the south have signed the accords making up a peace deal to end 21 years of fighting. (12/31/2005, BBC News) Read More...


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Life in Somalia: Personal stories
Eight residents of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, tell us what the new government's priorities should be and how they have survived 13 years of anarchy. (BBC News, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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