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Interview – Sophie Harman

Interview – Sophie Harman

Sophie Harman spoke to us about her BAFTA nominated film Pili, film as a research method, issues in global health governance and agency in feminist decolonial research.

International Women’s Day Interviews

International Women’s Day Interviews

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked former interviewees whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate women.

The Fight Continues: New Access to Abortion Services in Ireland

The Fight Continues: New Access to Abortion Services in Ireland

It has been ten months since Ireland voted to allow abortions. But protests, fraudulent help-lines and websites by pro-life groups mean the fight is still on-going.

Interview – Anne Sisson Runyan

Interview – Anne Sisson Runyan

Anne Sisson Runyan discusses the importance of International Women’s Day, gender and IR, intersectionality, gender balance in academia and decolonial feminism.

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Interview – Columba Achilleos-Sarll

Columba Achilleos-Sarll discusses her PhD research on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, foreign policy analysis and the role of gender in the Brexit negotiations.

A female member of the Swedish Infantry Battalion attached to UNFICYP on target practice at Battalion Headquarters, Larnaca. The 12 female members of the battalion were the first women to join the Force in Autumn 1979.
1/Jun/1980. Larnaca, Cyprus. UN Photo/John Isaac. www.un.org/av/photo/

Women in UN Peacekeeping: Historical and Contemporary Patterns

As the inclusion of women among peacekeeping elements continues to expand, hopefully future research into the phenomenon will continue to emerge.

Inhabiting Orthodoxy: Discussing Islam and Feminism, Continued

Inhabiting Orthodoxy: Discussing Islam and Feminism, Continued

Examining how Muslim women in the Middle East inscribe themselves in their own religion can help clarify differences and similarities between ‘us’ and ‘them’.

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA

Muslim women face a dilemma: in some places they are attacked for not wearing a headscarf, in others for wearing one. After every new terrorist attack, they are targeted.

Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

The women targeted by counter-terrorism polices are denied politics, their agency is reduced to a lack of knowledge, and they are assumed to be rational but ‘misguided’.

Inter-Religious Work for Peace through Globalised Transnational Civil Society

Inter-Religious Work for Peace through Globalised Transnational Civil Society

Inter-religious transnational actors, like Religions for Peace, are assisting in the creation of global civil society by involving women in community development.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

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