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Empowering Elegance
Empowering Elegance

Essay explores how veiling serves as an empowering tool, resisting societal objectification and promoting self-worth. By Livia Berman. (02/02/2024)

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The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism
The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism

Historical examination of anti-Semitism. By Kritee Chopra Sharma. (11/13/2023)

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Rohingya Refugees in India: Analysis of the Perceived Security Threats
Rohingya Refugees in India: Analysis of the Perceived Security Threats

Author provides analysis of Rohingya refugee issue in India. By Priyanka Sharma. (08/08/2023)

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Challenges to Religious Freedom: Apprehensions Regarding Sikhs in Modern-day India
Challenges to Religious Freedom: Apprehensions Regarding Sikhs in Modern-day India

Author examines issues and challenges facing Sikhs in India. By Muhammad Wasama Khalid. (08/07/2023)

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Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions
Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions

Author examines explores the legal and historical frameworks of international human rights law (IHRL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) in the context of the Ukraine conflict. By Charlotte H... Read More...



Women Power for Socio-Ecological Transformative Change
Women Power for Socio-Ecological Transformative Change

Interview with Hakima El Haite (President of the London-based Liberal International). By . Lorenzo Somigli(07/24/2023)

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Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade
Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade

Exploring the impact of the Taliban's opium ban on the humanitarian crisis, regional security and global ramifications. By Matthew Fessick. (07/17/2023)

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The Ukrainian Education System Will Take Decades to Recover, but Informal Education Could Save Ukraine’s Youth
The Ukrainian Education System Will Take Decades to Recover, but Informal Education Could Save Ukraine’s Youth

Report from Kyiv about the current state of education and prospects for it moving forward. By Emily Schroen. (06/28/2023)

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Pakistan’s unprecedented solidarity with Afghan Refugees and the Recent Prisoners Release
Pakistan’s unprecedented solidarity with Afghan Refugees and the Recent Prisoners Release

Author examines the planned release of Afghan prisoners in the next two months by Pakistn and its impact on relations between the countries.  By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (06/21/2023)

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Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications
Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications

The causes and implications of child prisoners in Pakistan. By Farrah Saleem. (05/31/2023)

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Food - Our Common Good: Sovereignty, Safety and Security
Food - Our Common Good: Sovereignty, Safety and Security

EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Fishery, Dr. Franz Fischler, reflects on global food security. By Yagmur Ceylan Korkut Hassan . (05/11/2023)

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Economic Empowerment of Tribal Women
Economic Empowerment of Tribal Women

Creating opportunities and promoting gender inclusion in Pakistan.  By Maha Iqbal. (04/27/2023)

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Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn
Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn

Professor Tyrell Haberkorn discusses human rights issues and democracy in Thailand. (03/28/2023)

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IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights
IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights

This new issue of International Affairs Forum presents interviews, essays, and opinion pieces from worldwide experts discussing Human Rights. 03/07/2023

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Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice
Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice

Examing 'Ecocide' and its prospects for its application for climate justice. By Genevieve Cabadas. (03/03/2023)

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Public Policy Paper: Increasing Women's Political Representation in Oman
Public Policy Paper: Increasing Women's Political Representation in Oman

Author presents alternatives to confront women's political representation in Oman. By Fatma Tawfik. (02/16/2023)

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Power of the Female State Presidents - Finland
Power of the Female State Presidents - Finland

Report on Her Excellency Mrs. Tarja Halonen's recent presentation concerning SDGs issues and the path ahead. By Sara AlDhahri. (01/05/2023)

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Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images
Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images

The need for Turkey and Armenia to reconcile the Armenian genocide and move forward.  By Kathryn Maldonado. (10/04/2022)

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Zero-Covid Strategy is a Double-edged Sword for China and North Korea
Zero-Covid Strategy is a Double-edged Sword for China and North Korea

China and North Korea's zero-Covid policies present the countries with numerous challenges.  By Lin (Kirin) PU and Jules Hanisee. (08/31/2022)

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The Politicization of Islam in Indonesia: Its Causes and Effects
The Politicization of Islam in Indonesia: Its Causes and Effects

Essay provides analysis of Indonesian policies concerning Islam. By Suhail Ahmad Khan. (07/24/2022)

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Hey Woman!
Hey Woman!

Making progress for women's rights.  By Pooja Sevaramani. (05/24/2022)

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How Female Victims Become Ghosts in Brazil’s Trafficking Interventions
How Female Victims Become Ghosts in Brazil’s Trafficking Interventions

Author calls for Brazil to refocus efforts on preventing trafficking against women. By Shreya Satagopan . (05/15/2022)

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Why the Proposed TRIPS Waiver is the Best Option to Combat Vaccine Distribution Inequality
Why the Proposed TRIPS Waiver is the Best Option to Combat Vaccine Distribution Inequality

Author argues that TRIPS waiver is the best way forward to address vaccine distribution inequality.  By Nora Heffernan. (05/15/2022)

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Women’s Rights in Japan
Women’s Rights in Japan

Author analysis women's rights and Japan and offers suggestions to improve it. By Beihao Chen. (05/11/2022)

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Warm Welcome for Ukrainian Refugees: A Unique Case of Czech Solidarity
Warm Welcome for Ukrainian Refugees: A Unique Case of Czech Solidarity

The Czech Republic's response to handling the Ukrainian refugee crisis and what can be appled elsewhere.  By Barbora Lehká. (05/06/2022)

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Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture
Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture

With the recent terror attacks in Israel as a starting point, this essay focuses on reactions to extreme violence in conflict situations and on how they contribute to mutually exclusive narratives.... Read More...



Migrations - Old Problem, New Causes (European Policy Outlook)
Migrations - Old Problem, New Causes (European Policy Outlook)

Examining  new causes of an old phenomenon – (forced) Migrations. By Anna Lia Maria Soddu.  (03/19/2022)

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Is There a Legal Impasse of Climate-Induced Migration in the European Policy Framework?
Is There a Legal Impasse of Climate-Induced Migration in the European Policy Framework?

Author examines legal aspects of climate-induced migration in Europe and argues the EU it should start acting autonomously to address the issue. By Anna Lia Maria Soddu. (03/01/2022)

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How the United States Violates the Rights of Undocumented Workers
How the United States Violates the Rights of Undocumented Workers

Examining U.S. failure to protect and enforce human rights protections for undocumented workers.  By Diane Cruz. (12/21/2021)

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The Health Care Systems of the United States and Switzerland
The Health Care Systems of the United States and Switzerland

Paper analysis Swiss and U.S. health care systems, suggesting that the United States should consider changes.  By Ingrid Noriega. (12/08/2021)

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