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The Civic Origins of Progressive Policy Change: Combating Violence against Women in Global Perspective, 1975–2005

Publication Date: 
October, 2012

The American Political Science Review has recently published an article “The Civic Origins of Progressive Policy Change: Combating Violence against Women in Global Perspective, 1975–2005” which reveals  that “feminist movements is more important for change than the wealth of nations, left-wing political parties, or the number of women politicians”
 
A San Francisco Chronicle article  states that “the scope of data for the study is unprecedented. The study includes every region of the world, varying degrees of democracy, rich and poor countries, and a variety of world religions – it encompasses 85 per cent of the world’s population. Analyzing the data took five years, which is why the most recent year covered is 2005”.
 
Read the full 20-page report: http://polisci.unm.edu/common/documents/htun_apsa-article.pdf

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