#21-19 Politics as Unusual … UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament – women bring new issues to the table

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June

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#17-19 Rwanda Survivors … Women transformed by tragedy and cooperation

Rwanda has one of the highest percentages of women lawmakers in the world. A widowed survivor of the Rwanda genocide

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#12-19 The Finnish Election: through a feminist, leftist lens

The Finnish national election of April 2019 saw a rollback of the previous rightwing coalition government and a surge for

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#04-19 Traditional Courts Bill – Alive Again! … South Africa Politics vs Women’s Human Rights

The Helen Suzman Foundation called it “a cynical move to curry favour with traditional leaders.” Two months before the May

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#30-18 Irish Abortion Referendum

Activists’ work led to success In May 2018, the Irish voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their Constitution, which

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#27-18 The Global Gag Rule

How America hobbles healthcare aid abroad  On his first day in office, Trump reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule

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#20-18 Asylum Seekers

Guatemalan women fleeing to the USA The inclusion of life-threatening domestic and gang violence as reasons for seeking asylum abroad

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#10-18 Women of Faith Cry Out for Immigrant Children

Interfaith protest against US border policy WOMEN RELIGIOUS LEADERS HELD A NONPARTISAN PROTEST RALLY IN WASHINGTON DC, ON TUESDAY, JUNE

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