Monthly Archives: March 2017

Where is the $2 billion for Indian mothers?

by Swati Narayan

Babloo is too short for his age. In India, and especially in the poor eastern state of Bihar, that is unfortunately not unusual. Two of every five pre-school children are stunted. But Babloo’s malnutrition is so severe that he can barely move and lies on his back all day. With three other children in tow, his mother, […]

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    Call to the International Women’s Strike – March 8, 2017

Call to the International Women’s Strike – March 8, 2017

On this 8th of March, we repost here the call to international women’s strike issued by the coalition Ni Una Menos. 

 

 

This 8 th of March the earth trembles. The women of the world unite and organize a measure of force and a common call: International Women’s Strike.

We stand. We strike, we organize and we find ourselves in one another. We enact the […]

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    Practicing Decoloniality 3/3: Decolonizing Dilemmas with a “z”

Practicing Decoloniality 3/3: Decolonizing Dilemmas with a “z”

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, PhD students at the Gender Institute organised a roundtable discussion and interactive workshop titled Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies. This short series of posts presents the transcripts of the three speakers’ discussion papers, concluding today with Amanda Shaw’s reflections on decolonizing dilemmas.

My research concerns gendered labour within food systems in Hawaiʻi. How did a […]

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