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Bearing witness for #teamharpy

Two extraordinarily brave and talented colleagues of mine are being sued for speaking out about sexual harassment and they need and deserve the support of all of us who believe that victims of sexual harassment have the right to speak and to be believed. 207 more words

Library Stuff

If the Costume Fits, Play the Part

Within Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the extension of clothing is portrayed in numerous aspects whether it be defying the boundaries of social class or to break the encompassing role of gender within Elizabethan times. 544 more words

Creepy uncle TOI

So today TOI decided to write back to Deepika again. The letter of course reeks of sexism and a misplaced sense of righteousness but that’s not what this is about. 591 more words


An ode to men.

‘I don’t think I could ever date a feminist,’ said an unnamed friend as he glanced up over his pint, little knowing he’d become the opening line for a blog post. 733 more words

Recent Posts

Gender Differences ~ A Tender Topic

“Of course, addressing the learning gap between boys and girls will require parents, teachers and school administrators to talk more openly about the ways each gender approaches classroom learning—and that difference itself remains a tender topic.” 771 more words


World Bank speaks out on what constrains women's voice and agency

Voice and Agency: Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity

In his Foreword to this strong, empirical book recently released by the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President and himself a physician and anthropologist, says: 361 more words


Gender and small-scale fisheries in the central Philippines

In earlier posts on this site, we highlighted papers arising from the work of Danika Kleiber and her colleagues on gender in the Northern Bohol section of the Danajon Bank in the Central Philippines and on a global overview of gender in small scale fisheries. 470 more words