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Southern perspectives on domestic violence: Contesting universalisations and reconceptualising social and lived realities of migrant women experiencing multiple marginalisation

This blog post by Dr. Anuj Kapilashrami (University of Edinburgh Global Public Health Unit & Global Development Academy) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. About the author: Anuj Kapilashrami is a lecturer in global … Continue reading

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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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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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Here We, Here We, Here We … Go (Again): Women and the 2017 Local Government Elections

By Meryl Kenny, Fiona Mackay and Judith Sijstermans Another year, another missed opportunity to achieve equal representation in Scottish politics. Not that you would know it from the media coverage and political spin of the 2017 council elections, with pundits … Continue reading

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Yes, There’s Still a Local Government Election Going On

By Meryl Kenny and Fiona Mackay Since the announcement of an early general election by Theresa May on 18 April, Scottish local government elections have seemingly disappeared from view. Indeed, if one were to read the campaign leaflets piling up … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Year of Dangerous Women: Speaking Out, Listening, Resisting and Persisting!

On March 8 2016, Peta Freestone, Jo Shaw, and colleagues at Edinburgh University’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), launched an ambitious collective endeavour using social media to ask the question: ‘What is a dangerous woman?’ The project … Continue reading

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