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    The Impact of Legal Pluralism on Women\u27s Status: An Examination of Marriage Laws in Egypt, South Africa, and the United States

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    In countries where traditional law and national law coexist, the potential conflicts that may develop from this type of legal pluralism adversely affects women\u27s rights. This Article examines the impact of legal pluralism with regard to the laws of marriage on the status of women in Egypt, South Africa, and the United States. Through this examination, the author finds that legal pluralism itself does not disadvantage women. Rather, certain forms of traditional law that do not reflect international human rights norms nor international standards of equity continue to discriminate against women. The author urges that these forms of traditional law be modified or abandoned

    Enhancing US Global Competitiveness through Women, Peace, and Security

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    Global powers, regional hegemons, and non-state actors engaged in a perennial state of competition dominate today’s security environment. In response, the Department of Defense has adopted the competition continuum model of cooperation, competition below armed conflict, and armed conflict. The military could significantly improve its efforts to compete along this continuum and achieve national security objectives by leveraging the Women, Peace, and Security global policy framework that supports gender equality and values women’s diverse roles in global security

    Transformational Leadership in the Navy—Cultivating a Learning-Organization Culture

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    By shifting its workplace culture from one that was stratified, stovepiped, and command-and-control oriented to one that encourages risk taking, adaptation, and individual empowerment, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard not only improved its performance significantly but expanded the notion of what it means to be a leader in the Navy