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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Valentine M. Moghadam Women, and women's rights, were at the center—not the margins—of Tunisia's revolution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tunisia women's rights democratization Arab uprisings 331 As a small North...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Susan Dewey The same inequalities of sex, race, and class that pervade all aspects of life are particularly pronounced in the regulation of prostitution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California criminal justice women's rights...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Ortega Rosario Murillo Sandinistas canal opposition protests Catholic church women's indigenous rights democracy Venezuela 62 The heterogeneity and decentralized character of the protest movement is prov- ing to be its greatest strength and weakness. Ortega Faces a New Nicaraguan...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., Egypt, and Tunisia, Western countries including France and the United States have greater gaps in pay between men and women doing the same work. State actors in postindependence Muslim coun- tries presented themselves to women as champions of individual rights, as long as the rights did not threaten...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 270–276.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Marianne Kamp While Soviet efforts to promote gender equality are not openly celebrated, the idea planted in the region during that now-disdained era—that men and women should be equal under the law—is still holding fast. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Valentine M. Moghadam In her new book, Mona Eltahawy argues that a sexual revolution is needed in the region to overcome religious ideologies that oppress women's rights. Without progress toward gender equality, broader political reforms are bound to fail. Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle...
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Current History (2011) 110 (736): 184–190.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... While it is usual to find that women in high- fertility populations desire a family size of about one child lower than the current total fertility rate, in several countries in western and middle Africa Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Ga- bon surveys suggested that, on average, women would prefer...