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The blog of the Gender Politics Research Group, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh - and friends

Stand up for Catalonia: A feminist perspective on political repression

  Mònica Clua (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) and Tania Verge (Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona)) On Monday 14 October 2019, the Spanish Supreme Court convicted nine Catalan pro-independence leaders and sentenced them to between nine and 13 years for the … Continue reading

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Decolonising Feminist Knowledge Through Art

 Kamya Choudhary (University of Edinburgh) The Decolonising Feminist Knowledge workshop which took place on 22 May 2019 at the University of Edinburgh was an event that I really looked forward to – it formed the culmination of such wonderful work … Continue reading

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Decolonising Feminisms, Transforming Lives

Cat Wayland and Marta Kowalewska (University of Edinburgh) Photo Credit: Megan Harrington On 22 May 2019, the one-day workshop ‘Decolonising Feminist Knowledge: Reflections on Research and Curriculum’ was held at the University of Edinburgh, under the auspices of Teaching Feminisms, Transforming Lives, … Continue reading

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Understanding Gender in the Contemporary World: audio interview

Abrisham Ahmadzadeh interviews Dr Meryl Kenny and Silas Lehane about the course Understanding Gender in the Contemporary World. genderED is the University of Edinburgh’s interdisciplinary hub, showcasing excellence in gender and sexuality studies teaching, research, and knowledge exchange. Find out … Continue reading

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Re-blog: Epidemic of Violence against Transgender Women in Indonesia: When the Government Fails to Protect its Vulnerable Citizens (16 Days Blogathon)

Photo credit: 2018 Women’s March Jakarta This article was originally posted as part of our 16 Days Blogathon 2018, a collaboration by  University of Edinburgh’s genderED initiative, the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney and Ambedkar University Delhi to mark 16 Days of … Continue reading

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Re-blog: Gender Violence in Conflict and Peace Processes: The Neglect of LGBT Security (16 Days Blogathon)

photo credit: Paul2 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, from Wikimedia Commons This article was originally posted as part of our 16 Days Blogathon 2018, a collaboration by  University of Edinburgh’s genderED initiative, the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney and Ambedkar University Delhi to … Continue reading

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Re-blog: Taking Transformative Action on Sexual Violence in Universities (16 Days Blogathon)

photo credit: Illinois Springfield 2017 UIS Commencements via photopin <a href=”https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc This article was originally posted as part of our 16 Days Blogathon 2018, a collaboration by  University of Edinburgh’s genderED initiative, the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney and Ambedkar University Delhi to mark 16 Days … Continue reading

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