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Entries by Marianne Mollmann from 11/2011

Sacrificing Women's Rights For "Popular Rule:" Why Equality Is Essential

| Posted 11.09.2011 | World

Judging from experiences in other countries women may not fare better after a dictatorship or autocratic rule than before it.

Sexual Harassment: Not Really About Sex at All

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Education

To be a bit more blunt about it: sexual harassment in middle and high schools today is motivated by either misogyny or homophobia. Neither has to do with sex.

The Other Side of Reproductive Justice: How Sterilization and Other Forms of Coercion Are Used Against "Unworthy" Parents

| Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Coerced sterilization and castration are in many ways no different from other limitations on individual reproductive choice: they violate a number of fundamental rights, including the rights to health, privacy, and physical integrity.

Time to Involve Women in Post-conflict Rebuilding

| Posted 11.28.2011 | World

These past few months have been big on words and renewed promises on women's participation, in particular in post-conflict settings. While it is incumbent on all of us to make sure these promises are kept, governments have a special obligation to ensure equality.