gender

New Book: After Rape by Dr Holly Porter

On Tuesday the 9th of May, Dr Holly Porter will be launching her new book, After Rape: Violence, Justice, and Social Harmony in Uganda, at The London School of Economics. 

Following the ICC intervention in 2005, northern Uganda has been at the heart of international justice debates. The emergent controversy, however, missed crucial aspects of Acholi realities: that the primary […]

Being Bold for Change on International Women’s Day 2017

Today is International Women’s Day 2017, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as well as marking a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange, a call on the masses and the individuals to help forge a better working world that is more gender inclusive. To encourage people to think […]

Time to Bid Farewell to All-Male Panels?

Last week’s event for the Programme for African Leadership raised all sorts of questions and debates about ethics and guiding principles. But a separate issue of contention, which slipped out almost erroneously on the night (to the amusement of most), proves just as important. One of the speakers, Duncan Green, Professor in Practice at LSE and well known to our […]