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By: Yemurai Nyoni

When it comes to gender equality and the question of why I keep talking about it, I have this to say. Gender (in) equality is a real issue, whose legitimacy is still undermined by the status quo: the existing arrangement of our economies, societies and politics. 319 more words

Gender Based Violence/Bodily Integrity

The European year for development : Women and girls

Written by Marika Lerch (Directorate-General for External Policies).
Graphics and statistics by Eulalia Claros (European Parliamentary Research Service)

In many developing countries women and girls are disproportionately affected by poverty and exclusion. 829 more words


‘Finding the People’ in Bangladesh’s Democracy

By Palash Kamruzzaman

I was invited to join a panel discussion at the British House of Lords (28 October 2014) titled a ‘Discussion about democratic collapse as a result of unfair one sided national elections in Bangladesh’. 1,334 more words

South Asia

How Persuasive You Think You Are

What is an opinion?

Opinion is such a heavy word. It is an expression of thought. It can make you liable. At the same time, it can free you from liabilities. 517 more words

Personal View Point

Brisbane Free University Election Eve Special: Politics, Participation and the Democratic Process

When?  6.30pm, Friday 30 January, 2015

Where?  Carpark under Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary Street, West End

What? Brisbane Free University brings together a panel of activists, academics, artists and political candidates to talk about political participation and the parliamentary process. 155 more words