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The New Generation of Chinese Feminists

The New Generation of Chinese Feminists

China’s feminists have launched performances, demonstrations, and a national speaking tour, have organised workshops on different topics, recruited, trained new members.

Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative

Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative

The prosecution of wartime sexual violence in Africa has created a debasing narrative about the bodies of African women, raising doubts over justice’s impartiality and independence from local influences.

Gender, Urban Development and the Politics of Space

Gender, Urban Development and the Politics of Space

While at one level the contemporary ‘urban transition’ in the Global South offers scope for advancing gender equality, barriers to female empowerment remain widespread, especially among the urban poor.

Women and the Arab Spring: A Window of Opportunity or More of the Same?

Women and the Arab Spring: A Window of Opportunity or More of the Same?

Women have made their voice heard in the Arab Spring, however, the ‘gains’ in terms of gender roles can be lost in the post-revolution period when ‘going back to normal’ is the priority.

The Rootedness of Inequality

The Rootedness of Inequality

Violence against women and the societal attitudes that often provide the conditions which condone such acts cannot be parked solely within the developing world.

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