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Why Milei won’t succeed in repealing Argentina’s abortion policy

December 5, 2023

🌈 The burden of de-democratisation: gender (in)equality in Turkey

November 29, 2023

🎭 Designing for democratic transformations

November 28, 2023

🎭 How capitalism co-opted difference and why we need to take it back

November 7, 2023

🌈 Backlash and backsliding from within: democracy, feminism, and sex work

October 31, 2023
October 13, 2023

🦋 Feminism in protest camps: toward a 21st century feminist democracy?

Catherine Eschle In a new edited book, Catherine Eschle argues that protest camps are important spaces of feminist struggle. Here, she asks: are protest camps a site of 21st century feminist democracy? Read more
October 3, 2023

🌈 Male MPs still get it all

Ragnhild Louise Muriaas In recent decades, women across the globe have entered parliaments in greater numbers. Few of them, however, end up as senior MPs with long experience. This, write Ragnhild Louise Muriaas and Torill Stavenes, means that women – even in advanced democracies – are still much less powerful than men in parliaments Read more
September 25, 2023

Career stage and the gender gap in political science journals

Anna Bosco There is a clearly established numerical predominance of male authors in political science journals. Anna Bosco and Susannah Verney show that this gender gap applies at every career stage and is accompanied by gendered publication strategies, which may not offer women the optimum path to career success Read more
August 30, 2023

Polarisation on the rise: European gender and migrant inclusion compared

Markus Thiel The inclusion of social minorities is contingent on civic activism and government policies that become more polarised as well as volatile in times of crises. Markus Thiel, Ernesto Fiocchetto and Jeffrey Maslanik delve into the state of inclusion policies throughout Europe Read more
July 27, 2023

Gender Impact Assessment: a policy tool to advance gender equality

Gaia Taffoni Countries attempting to improve women's position in relation to that of men have started using a Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) to examine policies' potential effects. But social and cultural barriers to gender justice and the politicisation of gender mainstreaming challenge its successful implementation, writes Gaia Taffoni Read more

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