Gender and Feminisms

Slovakia: Environmentalist becomes first female President

Voters in Slovakia elected their first woman president. Anti-corruption candidate and environmentalist Zuzana Caputova vowed to counter nationalist rhetoric. In 2016, she won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for her fight to shut down a toxic waste dump in her…

Face 2 Face with Julia Lee Barclay Morton

On this show we speak with Julia Lee Barclay-Morton, Ph.D., writer, director, artist, and teacher, about how the structure and content of theater works can be considered political. For Julia, theater is not fixed but rather an open place for…

Barbie at 60: instrument of female oppression or positive influence?

Gemma Witcomb, Loughborough University for The Conversation Barbie Millicent Roberts, from Wisconsin US, is celebrating her 60th birthday. She is a toy. A doll. Yet she has grown into a phenomenon. An iconic figure, recognised by millions of children and…

Face 2 Face with Cinzia Arruzza

On this show we speak with Cinzia Arruzza from the International Women’s Strike USA about the events happening on March 8 in different latitudes in celebration of the International Women’s Day.

Conversation with Poets Commemorating International Women’s Day

By Jhon Sánchez As soon as I searched for Women’s day on my browser, I got results like 34 Best Women Day Gifts, or Inspiring Gifts to Celebrate Women’s Day, or International Women’s Day Fruit Arrangements. I don’t want Women’s…

International Women’s Day: Women have been written out of power – time is ripe for a new language of equality

Ella Tennant, Keele University for The Conversation As we mark International Women’s Day after a year of renewed media attention to issues of gender inequality, it could be that there are more important threats facing women and the survival of…

Pune, India: Maher Marks 22 Years of Providing a Safe Haven for Abused Women, Men and Children

In 1989, Lucy Kurien, a young Christian Catholic nun of the Holy Cross order decided to offer her service to Sister Noelline Pinto, founder of HOPE, which was established to create awareness on human rights and help abused women. Hope…

Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? USA Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

For the moment, Tulsi Gabbard seems to be the “real thing,” a genuine anti-war candidate who is determined to run on that platform. It might just resonate with the majority of American who have grown tired of perpetual warfare to…

One Billion Rising, 2019: From a Campaign to End Violence against Women to a Way of Life.

Valentine’s Day. In Manila, Philippines, thousands of students at St. Scholastica Manila take part in One Billion Rising 2019, a global campaign that aims to end the violence against women and children worldwide. In another part of the city, the…

Amparo Sánchez Rosell: The value of dialogue and the role of women in society

Valencian by birth, Muslim, Honorary President of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Valencia, Honorary President of the Citizens’ Platform against Islamophobia and businesswoman behind the Balansiya restaurant. We met Amparo for a delicious Andalusian meal at her restaurant Balansiya. We…

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