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Donald Trump and the Perils of Modern Masculinity

October 13, 2016

By: Harris Kuemmerle   The recent release of comments made by Donald Trump in 2005 brought to light what many people have known for a number of years; that Donald Trump has a problem with women. In these comments his misogyny was laid bare and evident, and millions of people have been rightly appalled and … Continue reading “Donald Trump and the Perils of Modern Masculinity”


Gender and the War on Terror

March 11, 2015

By Caroline Cottet: When making sense of the people and things around us, it is often tempting to rely on binaries. There’s “us” and there’s “them”, there are “men” and “women”, “masculinities” and “femininities”, some are “white” others are not. These lists apply to our our daily routines as much as to extraordinary events. For … Continue reading “Gender and the War on Terror”


Frustrating anniversaries: International Women's Day and international action on women, peace, and security

March 8, 2015

By Melissa Guinan: Each year around March 8, International Women’s Day, op-ed pages and Twitter streams burst with celebrations of women’s achievements, calls to action on women’s rights and gender equality. This year, speeches and reports gave a nod to two important anniversaries in 2015: the twentieth anniversary of the 4th World Conference on Women and … Continue reading “Frustrating anniversaries: International Women's Day and international action on women, peace, and security”


Joining the ‘Million Man March’

February 10, 2013

By Nesma El Shazly I was not allowed to leave the house throughout the first week of the revolution. Although my parents wholeheartedly endorsed the revolution, they feared for my life and would not let me join the protests. For this reason I spent that week documenting the events as they unfolded from my own … Continue reading “Joining the ‘Million Man March’”


The invisible men: wartime sexual violence against males

December 22, 2012

By Justyna Maciejczak In January 2009 Jean Paul – son of a wealthy Congolese businessman – was abducted by one of many rebel groups operating in the territory of DRC. On the first night of his captivity he was raped 11 times. The rapes continued over the next few days. On the ninth day Jean … Continue reading “The invisible men: wartime sexual violence against males”


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