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Inhabiting Orthodoxy: Discussing Islam and Feminism, Continued

Inhabiting Orthodoxy: Discussing Islam and Feminism, Continued

Examining how Muslim women in the Middle East inscribe themselves in their own religion can help clarify differences and similarities between ‘us’ and ‘them’.

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA

Muslim women face a dilemma: in some places they are attacked for not wearing a headscarf, in others for wearing one. After every new terrorist attack, they are targeted.

Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

The women targeted by counter-terrorism polices are denied politics, their agency is reduced to a lack of knowledge, and they are assumed to be rational but ‘misguided’.

Inter-Religious Work for Peace through Globalised Transnational Civil Society

Inter-Religious Work for Peace through Globalised Transnational Civil Society

Inter-religious transnational actors, like Religions for Peace, are assisting in the creation of global civil society by involving women in community development.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The community of María Auxiliadora is an example of women’s experiences and looks to create the conditions to confront violence against women and climate change.

Forced Marriage in Australia: Definitely Not the ‘Usual Suspects’

Forced Marriage in Australia: Definitely Not the ‘Usual Suspects’

Forced marriage comprises an untidy bundle of wrongs lost at the intersection of international relations, state sovereignty, human rights, and criminal accountability.

RtoP and Women, Peace and Security: A Shared Agenda for the Asia-Pacific?

RtoP and Women, Peace and Security: A Shared Agenda for the Asia-Pacific?

Shared advocacy between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agendas is vital to help realise their stated objectives.

Review – Is International Affairs Too ‘Hard’ For Women?

Review – Is International Affairs Too ‘Hard’ For Women?

Tyler et al raise important issues, but Institutional strategies to address why so few women still make it to the top of international affairs in Australia are needed.

Breaking the Silence: Rwandan Women Survivors Give Testimony and Find a Voice

Breaking the Silence: Rwandan Women Survivors Give Testimony and Find a Voice

In contemporary Rwanda, women are willing to speak out and actively shape public discourse on such issues as the government, ethnicity, the genocide, and sexual violence.

Afghan Women’s Hopes for the Future

Afghan Women’s Hopes for the Future

Support for Afghan women should be guided by moral commitment to the women themselves and to Afghanistan as their country. The dividends will come to fruition over time.

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