Monthly Archives: January 2018

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    Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy: Security for whom?

Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy: Security for whom?

by Laura Nacyte 

In the summer of 2017, Canada launched its Feminist International Assistance Policy (CFIAP). A welcome addition on the global stage to Sweden’s feminist foreign policy—released in 2014—it is aimed primarily at gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The policy sets out other action areas as follows: human dignity, growth that works for everyone, environment and climate action, inclusive […]

January 22nd, 2018|Featured, Policy|1 Comment|
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    ‘Traditional values’ for the 99%? The new gender ideology in Russia

‘Traditional values’ for the 99%? The new gender ideology in Russia

by Daria Ukhova

Challenges posed to women’s rights and gender equality by neoconservative ‘pro-family’ and ‘anti-gender’ forces have been drawing attention of gender scholars and activists from across the globe (see the recent post by Sonia Corrêa in this blog). Using Russia as a case, in this post I take a closer look at the ‘traditional values’ ideology and the […]

January 15th, 2018|Featured, Politics, Society|1 Comment|

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