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  • ISBN: 0824210492 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 184 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 2005.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: p. 167-178.
Formatted Contents Note:
One battle after another / Sophie Bessis -- Unequal : a global perspective on women under the law / Jessica Neuwirth -- International holdout / Ellen Chesler -- Another pose of rectitude / George F. Will -- Nordic women suffer gender gap least / Jane Wardell -- More women are entering the global labour force than ever before, but job equality and poverty reduction remain elusive -- Women's pay : why the gap remains a chasm / Aaron Bernstein -- Employed, yes--but precariously -- Modern Asia's anomaly : the girls who don't get born / Celia W. Dugger -- Fighting the silent epidemic -- Women, inequality, and the burden of HIV / Bisola O. Ojikutu and Valerie E. Stone -- Working for women's sexual rights / Barbara Crossette -- Rape as a war crime -- Domestic terror : when several soldiers killed their wives, an old problem was suddenly news / Catherine Lutz and Jon Elliston -- For more Afghan women, immolation is escape / Carlotta Gall -- Honour killings : violence against women in Pakistan / Ahmar Mustikhan -- Regulating the global brothel / Leah Platt -- Long silent, oldest profession gets vocal and organized / Mireya Navarro with Janon Fisher -- The link between prostitution and sex trafficking -- Of human bondage / Tara McKelvey -- It's the women, stupid / Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart -- Faith & freedom / Jay Tolson -- A woman's prerogative / Rebecca Mead -- A mystery of misogyny / Barbara Ehrenreich -- On family planning, U.S. vs. much of the world / Howard LaFranchi -- Christian soldiers on the march / Jennifer Block -- Life lesson / Andrew Sullivan -- Pharmacies balk on after-sex pill and widen fight / Monica Davey and Pam Belluck -- Gender gap rankings -- Nobel lecture / Shirin Ebadi -- Nobel lecture / Wangari Maathai.
Subject: Women's rights
Women Social conditions
Women and religion
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