Stand Against Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws

During its thirty-second session, which concluded last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution on women’s equal right to acquire, change, or pass on their nationality. This is a positive step for gender equality, not only for the potential benefit to women worldwide, but because it demands greater international awareness of the intersectional abuses of discrimination.

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Building an Information Bridge to Gender Equality

An important tool to address women’s and men’s relationship to the environment—sex-disaggregated data and information—is virtually nonexistent. Not having this information makes it difficult to implement these agreements to address gender inequality.

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Why Europe’s Loss Is Actually NATO’s Loss Too

Rather than a lucky coincidence as some have argued, Brexit delivers a heavy blow to the military alliance.

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A Necessary Divorce?

July 6, 2016 by Johan van de Ven
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History may eventually look upon Britain’s impending departure from the EU as a necessary divorce: necessary for Britain to address serious domestic divisions, necessary for the remaining EU member states to pursue systemic reform, and necessary for Westminster and Brussels to recalibrate the terms of their relationship.

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South Sudan: The Need for a New U.S. Strategy

June 1, 2016 by Steven C. Roach and Derrick K. Hudson
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The current policy of carrying a long stick with no carrot has done little to advance the tenuous peace process.

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Why Our Leaders Are Wrong About Refugee Policy

May 21, 2016 by Joseph Sadek
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It is time to develop a human approach to refugee policies rather than a securitized one.

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Seeking Asylum in Greece: Parallel Legalities

April 18, 2016 by Joel Hernàndez
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Two parallel legal realities have emerged for asylum seekers in Greece creating uncertainty and confusion for refugees and for the lawyers seeking to inform or represent them. Legal aid providers in Greece have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to step into the void.

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