Posts Categorized: Gender and Sexualities

Working with creativity to empower women and children

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Every year on 8 March, thousands of events are held around the world to inspire, celebrate and empower women to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). This year on 6-7 March, it is directly preceded by the President of the General Assembly to the United Nations (PGA) High Level discussion on The Contributions of Women, the Young and Civil […]

Generations of Feminism – a reflection on AWID 2012

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Alison Carney Two weeks ago I attended the international Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) forum in Istanbul, Turkey. AWID hosted more than 2,500 feminists, development professionals, activists and students at a four day forum to share ideas, experiences and plans for mobilization for women’s rights. I met some amazing, inspiring people from many […]

Challenging attempts to silence civil society in Uganda

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Stephen Wood Barely a year after the murder of gay rights activist David Kato focussed international attention on the treatment of sexual minorities within Uganda, there is a sense that renewed attacks on freedom for these citizens are growing in momentum once again. Yesterday, a conference organised by Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), a campaign […]

Reflecting back upon the PPSC team’s activities in 2011

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Danny Burns As 2012 begins, I want to take this opportunity to wish you a happy (and stress free) New Year. In this blog I want to talk offer a few flavours of things that members of the team have been working on; others you will see from recent contributions to the blog; more will […]