The past decade has seen a focus on intersectionality as a way of capturing how people experience multiple oppressions, but both intersectionality and self-organisation have the capacity to be co-opted by the neoliberal project. Without knowledge of the historic tensions between race, class, and gender, we cannot determine the destiny of workers’ resistance.
The women of Focus E15 are the latest chapter in a long story of East End women standing up for their rights, families, homes and communities against sexism and class prejudice.
Gender sensitive peacebuilding is essential for women's rights and for genuine, meaningful and sustainable peace.
Strong statements against anti-gay legislation intensify backlash. What is needed is listening to activists and asylum reform to help queer people both 'over there' and 'over here.'
Portrayals of female fans in the media and elsewhere have always erred towards the sensational, drawing on women’s sexuality - whether too much or too little - and our apparent inability to differentiate between reality and fiction.
The current conflict over diversity and inclusion in the UK feminist movement creates an opportunity to make our movement stronger
Is a new, more woman-friendly, politics developing in the devolved institutions?
Battles over gender issues in business focus on what women can do for the economy - not on what the economy can or should be doing for women.
Part of our Patriarchy 2013 series: Femicide in Mexico is a real and growing concern, propelled by the culture of machismo and a failing judicial system, and is leading the population towards vigilante justice.
Part of our Patriarchy 2013 series: do you aspire to the perfect wedding and blissful motherhood? Why do we still buy into this patriarchal propaganda?