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

Beneath the spectacle: Challenging Sexual Harassment at the UK Parliament [re-blog]

This blog post by Cherry Miller (University of Birmingham) was originally published on Political Studies Association blog here on 10 November 2017. It is being reproduced here with permission from the Political Studies Association (PSA) as part of our series for 16 Days of … Continue reading

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MOOC  ‘Understanding Violence against Women – Myths and Realities’

This blog post by Anni Donaldson (University of Strathclyde) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Anni Donaldson: I am a Knowledge Exchange Fellow and Project Lead at the Equally Safe in Higher Education (ESHE) Project … Continue reading

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We need to look beyond individuals if we want to tackle gender-based violence: embracing social determinants of health

This blog post by Karen Lorimer (Glasgow Caledonian University) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-based violence affects all ages and social classes, but we do still need to pay attention to how and why … Continue reading

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Dangerously Provocative [re-blog]

This blog post by Jessica Wolfendale (West Virginia University) was originally published in The Dangerous Women Project here on 4 July 2016. It is being reproduced here with permission from the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) as part of our … Continue reading

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Technologising Rape and Sexual Assault: Can we really innovate the problem away?

This blog post by Lesley McMillan (Glasgow Caledonian University) and Deborah White (Trent University, Ontario) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Sexual violence against women and girls remains a major social problem with as … Continue reading

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Introducing genderED: a new hub for gender and sexuality research and teaching at University of Edinburgh

Fiona Mackay, Director genderED and Christina Neuwirth, Co-ordinator genderED We are delighted to announce the launch of genderED, a new virtual hub for gender and sexuality research and teaching at the University of Edinburgh. It’s the culmination of more than … Continue reading

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Making Gender Equality Happen: review

Congratulations to  Rosalind Cavaghan on the publication of the book of her award-winning University of Edinburgh PhD thesis – out this month as part of Routledge’s new series on Gender and Comparative Politics. Ros is currently Equality and Social Justice post-doctoral fellow … Continue reading

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