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Attacking the Faithful: A Misplaced Vendetta against Muslim Women Following the Paris Attacks

Seema Kawar discusses recent attacks against Muslim women in Ontario in the wake of the Paris attacks and questions whether they are the target of a misplaced vendetta.

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Feminism in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

To understand the resistance to feminism in Eastern Europe, it is important to examine the evolution of the international women’s movement agenda against the backdrop of Cold War tensions.

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Women Make a Difference in Peace Negotiations

Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.