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    We need better responses to sexual harassment on public transportation

We need better responses to sexual harassment on public transportation

by Aiko Holvikivi

We know sexual harassment is rife on London’s public transportation system. I doubt you could find one Londoner who has not experienced, witnessed, or heard a first-hand account of it. The Everyday Sexism Project has famously documented such violations for years. The authorities know it too: they have launched initiatives in recent years, including Project Guardian and the […]

September 4th, 2017|Featured, Society|0 Comments|

The case of Harassmap: using social media to fight sexual harassment

Lauren Maffeo is studying an MSc in Gender, Media and Culture at the LSE’s Gender Institute. In this post she explores how women are harnessing the power of social media to to fight sexual violence, harassment, and discrimination.      In the sphere of inspirational women, Madeleine Albright is a fixture. The former U.S. Secretary of State’s speech at the […]

January 24th, 2012|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

A Note from the Engenderings Editorial Collective: Looking Back at 2011, Looking Towards 2012

Engenderings was launched in October 2011. Over the course of the past few months, the editorial collective has grown and changed and Engenderings has grown and changed with it. We’ve received over 12,000 visitors and the numbers are climbing daily. As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d take this opportunity to sit back and reflect on […]

January 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The gendering of spaces in Ciudad Juarez: a comment on Dr Wright’s lecture

Lauren Maffeo is studying an MSc in Gender, Media and Culture at the LSE’s Gender Institute. In this post she discusses Dr Melissa Wright’s recent talk at the LSE about the gendering of spaces through the drug war violence in Mexico. For those of the equality post-feminist persuasion, the idea of feminism is finished. This is not because it is […]

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