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Making the connections: resource extraction, prostitution, poverty, climate change, and human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Human Rights. Jul2022, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1032-1055. 24p.

Abstract:This article describes the connections between resource extraction, prostitution, poverty, and climate change. Although resource extraction and prostitution have been viewed as separate phenomena, this article suggests that they are related harms that ...

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Better for whom? Sanction type and the gendered consequences for women.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Relations. Jun2022, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p151-175. 25p.

Abstract:How does sanction type negatively impact women in gendered ways in the target state? I argue that economic sanctions place a financial burden on the target state which leads to government cuts to social spending, specifically in public education. Women...

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Reproductive justice: Born transnational.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Gender, Work & Organization. Jan2022, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p1-7. 7p.

Abstract:Still, much of the male-dominated left compounded the strains on the left and feminist coalition by cheering the religious fundamentalists who had defeated the socialist and feminist movements in their country in the name of anti-US imperialism and ant...

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Women and the 'Business' of Human Rights: The Problem with Women's Empowerment Projects and the Need for Corporate Reform.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Business & Human Rights Journal. Mar2022, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p84-99. 16p.

Abstract:Corporate-led women's empowerment initiatives appear, in their proactiveness, to be a welcome addition to a range of measures addressing adverse human rights impacts by business. This article questions the claim that these projects significantly advanc...

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From Formalism to Feminism: Gender, Business and Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Business & Human Rights Journal. Mar2022, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1-11. 11p.

Abstract:This special issue uses feminist perspectives to explore the field of business and human rights (BHR). Gendered inequalities, based on embodied, assigned or presumed gender identities and sexual orientations, have long been eclipsed from international ...

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A Feminist Analysis of the Legal Mechanisms of Protection and Repair in the Context of the Brazilian Extractive Industry: The Doce River Case.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Business & Human Rights Journal. Mar2022, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p175-180. 6p.

Abstract:This piece uses the Doce River case (2015) to illustrate the gendered impacts of the failure of corporate human rights due diligence. We also ask the question: would the Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights1 (Gender ...

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The boundaries of religion in international human rights law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p191-209. 19p.

Abstract:Intergovernmental institutions constitute "ecological" settings in which international human rights laws and norms are developed and shaped over time. Yet understandings of these settings remain limited. Notable feminist scholars of international law h...

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How Autocrats Weaponize Women's Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Democracy. Apr2022, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p60-75. 16p.

Abstract:This essay introduces the concept of "autocratic genderwashing" to shed light on why authoritarian states adopt gender-equality reforms. Autocratic genderwashing occurs when autocrats take credit for advances in gender equality in order to turn attenti...

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LET A THOUSAND BIOGRAPHIES BLOOM.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Nation. 2/8/2021, Vol. 312 Issue 3, p20-23. 4p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:FEATURES Dear Family, Friends, Colleagues, Fellow Scribblers, Brothers & Sisters, Comrades: We are aware that a self-appointed would-be biographer, one Stephen Phillips, is embarked on a book on Christopher. In solidarity, Carol & Steve Carol Blue-Hitc...

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ADVANCING REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN LATIN AMERICA THROUGH A TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE LENS.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Michigan Journal of Gender & Law; 2022, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p155-194, 40p

Abstract:Copyright of Michigan Journal of Gender & Law is the property of University of Michigan, Law School and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. Howeve...

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