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Women’s Rights

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.

What’s so scary about smart girls?

*This blog is crossposted  from the Half The Sky Movement website. Nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted in April. Malala Yousafzai was shot for speaking

Women & Development

The role of women in developing countries, as explored throughout this module, has been recognised as the single most important factor when it comes to bringing about and sustaining long term social change.

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

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