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Gender

The links between the ‘B’ and ‘F’ words

Toni Pyke reflects on breastfeeding, Feminism and social media during World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (1 – 7 August). ……………………………………………….. In what continues to be popularly

Erasure and the World Cup

The balls for this year’s FIFA World Cup were made by predominately female workers earning €122 a month in the Forward Sport factory in East Pakistan.

Are Africa’s women on the rise?

This was the question question recently explored by Malawian women’s rights campaigner Jessie Kabwila for the BBC’s Africa Debate programme last week. There have been

African Men. Hollywood Stereotypes.

In the post-KONY2012 viral video era, here’s a challenging and timely video from the Stop the Pity campaign (by Mama Hope) that draws attention to

International Women’s Day 2012

Today is the 101st International Women’s Day! First emerging as a day of celebration from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the

Global Study on Homicide

A new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) entitled the Global Study on Homicide, outlines that the total number of

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is a hugely contentious issue worldwide. According to a report published by the  WHO, UNESCO, UNIFEM and others, FGM is practiced in