Without a genuine commitment to gender equity and reproductive rights, China’s birth-incentivising measures are unlikely to result in any sustained fertility recovery. Rather, these pro-natalist efforts will reinforce existing patterns of gender inequality.
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MINUSMA in Mali: The Challenges of Multidimensional Peacekeeping
08 March 2023
The UN multidimensional peace operation in Mali, MINUSMA, faces increasing insecurity in the region and has tense relations with the host country’s authorities. The time is ripe to reflect on the non-negotiable aspects of peacekeeping and the type of partnership that can be forged with the Malian authorities.
How Well Does China’s Reopening Bode for the Economy?
Four Trends Shaping Women Entrepreneurship in Australia and Beyond in 2023
Bangladesh’s Non-Traditional Security Complex
Time for the United States to Ratify the SPNFZ Protocols
03 March 2023
With the Pacific Islands Forum to be held in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, toward the end of the year, all eyes are on the United States to meet its promises to address regional concerns about nuclear proliferation. Australia needs to call on the Biden administration, and importantly the US Senate, to recognise the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty.