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Feminist IR Theory and Terrorism
Feminist IR Theory and Terrorism

Paper analyzes terrorism from a feminist IR theory lens.  By Maha Butt. (04/07/2021)

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New constructivism needed towards Europe's East
New constructivism needed towards Europe's East

EU Commissioner Várhelyi's opening the Vienna Process event on International Women’s Day. (03/08/2021)

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Honorable Justice Petric: Opening Remarks from the Vienna Process conference on Int Women’s Day
Honorable Justice Petric: Opening Remarks from the Vienna Process conference on Int Women’s Day

(03/08/2021)

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No SDGs without elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls
No SDGs without elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

The Orange the World Campaign and the struggle for eliiminating violence against women and girls.  By Viola Christian. (11/23/2020)

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Some ideas about a human right to childlessness
Some ideas about a human right to childlessness

Author calls for an end to forced marriage and pressure to reproduce.  By Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer. (06/17/2020)

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The Untapped Resource In The MENA Region
The Untapped Resource In The MENA Region

Author analyzes the current situation for women in the MENA region, focusing on women's employment gap, and suggests ways to empower women both in the workplace and politics.  By Fati... Read More...



Right to Childlessness
Right to Childlessness

There should be a protected right for woment to not have children. By Dr. Cornelia Beyer. (10/21/2018)

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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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