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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social: Womens Rights

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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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Born to be a slave in Niger
Slavery continues to blight the lives of many millions around the world. Although officially abolished in some countries two centuries ago, people trafficking, bonded labour and child labour still exi... Read More...


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Saudis feel winds of change
It has been an interesting week here in Riyadh, a week in which the Saudis have worked hard to try to project a new image to the world. By Kim Ghattas (BBC News, 2/12/2005) Read More...


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Anti-Semitic letter embroils Duma
The condemnation of anti Semites was made by the state Duma, after a letter proposing to ban Jewish organizations was revealed, allegedly to have been signed by legislators within the Duma. A reminde... Read More...


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Pope slams feminist radicals.
Pope John Paul II has fired a shot across the bows of radical feminism in a letter to Roman Catholic bishops. (News24, 07/30/2004) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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An empty sort of freedom
Saddam was no defender of women, but they have faced new miseries and more violence since he fell... (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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Women's Vital Voices: The Costs of Exclusion in Eastern Europe
Post-communism has been bad for women in Eastern Europe: their representation, employment, and safety have suffered. America must support women leaders and entrepreneurs for the transition to democrac... Read More...


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