An Interview with MARGARETA WAHLSTRÖM: Gender Equality on the Korean Peninsula
Margareta Wahlström, Elin Eriksson and Frida Lampinen
In commemoration of International Women’s Day on March 8, gender and development expert Elin Eriksson from ISDP’s Korea Team sat down with humanitarian aid professional Margareta Wahlström to address some of the development concerns currently unfolding on the Korean Peninsula.
1325 NAPs Beyond East and West: Institutionalizing the WPS Agenda in Sweden and South Korea
Jiso Yoon & Love-Lis Liljeström compare Sweden’s and South Korea’s primary achievements and flaws in formulating and implementing their national action plans on the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
The Dalai Lama’s Succession: Strategic Realities of the Tibet Question
Executive Summary The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso remains one of the most recognized and beloved spiritual leaders of contemporary times. By China, he is viewed in unflattering terms, ranging […]
Understanding North Korea’s Resilience through Economy, Laws and Governance: a review of introductory sources and essential monographs
This article reviews contributions that may help researchers re-evaluate the question of the North Korea’s remarkable resilience in spite of its undeniable economic failure, a seemingly obscure legal system, and […]
Women’s Rights in China and Feminism on Chinese Social Media
Abstract In recent years, women in China have to a greater extent than previously raised their voices about issues relating to women’s rights and gender equality. Social media has served […]
Gender Reality in Bangladesh: Issues and Possibilities
Abstract Bangladesh has made marked strides in many social development indicators such as: structural, economic, cultural, education, healthcare, and political policies. Experience reveals that the influence of patriarchy has not […]
Women, Higher Education and Democracy in Bangladesh
Abstract The constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh emphasizes that women need to be adequately represented in all walks of life, including higher education. It is obviously crucial for […]