The media is a critical tool that frames the way we perceive and think of our society, as well as the way we act. It creates and perpetuates narratives and influences how we consider men’s and women’s roles in public and private spheres. Women in the media are often under-represented and portrayed in stereotypical ways. […]
On January 25th, Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage girl, gave a speech at the 2019 Davos World Economic Forum, stating “I don’t want your hope, I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel everyday and I want you to act. I want […]
The recent confession of a Cyprian army officer murdering five migrant women and two children reopened the dialogue of migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) invisible fight against exploitation and human rights violations. Many juxtapose the MDW industry to modern day slavery. Common mistreatment MDW face include: inadequate or withheld wages, unregulated work hours, confiscation of personal identification, forced labour, physical/verbal abuse, and sexual harassment.
As Afghan peace talks continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
In this article Antalya Popatia sheds light on Veronica Foster and Marion Alice Orr two Canadian women that contributed to WW2.
In this article Antalya Popatia sheds light on Molly Bobak and Elsie MacGill two Canadian women that contributed to WW2.
This article considers to what extent strategic measures to promote gender equality are implemented through feminist platforms and initiatives. In the course of my research, I had the opportunity to speak with the founders of an online app “Garde ton corps” (keep and protect your body) that aims to ensure women’s security in the city […]
This article is the second part of a two-part article focusing on the impacts of online and offline surveillance of women’s behaviour, and how it is influenced by technology. Gender in public and private spheres The dichotomy between public and private highlights the blatant inequalities that women face. It is worth considering how these two […]