Post Tagged with: "gender equality"

The European Court of Human Rights and Face Veil Bans

The European Court of Human Rights and Face Veil Bans

While face veil bans may not dramatically reduce the small number of face veil wearers in Europe, it does have a strong impact on the lifestyle of these women.

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains unpredictable and unsafe. Education, equal rights, and the rule of law through women’s empowerment are pivotal in improving the country’s security.

Review – Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

Review – Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

Although Dalton’s study lacks exploration of some challenges Japanese society confronts, it offers a unique glimpse into a society that often remains a myth to outsiders.

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.

Engendering the Arab Spring: Where Do Egyptian Women’s Rights Go From Here?

Engendering the Arab Spring: Where Do Egyptian Women’s Rights Go From Here?

Based on the approaches and opinions which have been purported thus far by the Egyptian government, it appears unlikely that gender equality in Egypt will improve any time soon.

Women and Political Leadership

Women and Political Leadership

At some point, the fact that it is a female leading a government will be utterly banal. We will look past gender and notice other qualities of leadership: vision, managerial skill, judgment, empathy, and character.

So, What Has the EU Done for Women?

So, What Has the EU Done for Women?

Looking at how the principle of gender equality has developed in the EU provides useful insights into an approach to equality that is essentially premised on the neo-liberal paradigm.

Eliminating Violence Against Women: Sexism and Scholarly Responsibility

Eliminating Violence Against Women: Sexism and Scholarly Responsibility

Sexism is global. Gender equality is not yet a norm that has sunk in. Supporting substantial gender equality is a responsibility and should be a personal commitment for all of us.

Women on the Front Line and Other Equality Matters

Women on the Front Line and Other Equality Matters

During a recording of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Any Questions’ a question about the role of women in society and the armed forces sparked a lively debate.

The Importance of Women in the 2012 U.S. Elections

The Importance of Women in the 2012 U.S. Elections

Women candidates did extremely well in the 2012 election. In this era of political dysfunction in Washington, perhaps we can be forgiven for finding a small bit of optimism here.

Does Gender Matter When Discussing Foreign Policy and International Relations?

Does Gender Matter When Discussing Foreign Policy and International Relations?

A feminist analysis of international relations is often placed at the end of a university module syllabus. How could a gender discussion be better incorporated into a module syllabus?

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