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We need to look beyond individuals if we want to tackle gender-based violence: embracing social determinants of health

This blog post by Karen Lorimer (Glasgow Caledonian University) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-based violence affects all ages and social classes, but we do still need to pay attention to how and why violence manifests within particular places.  Gender norms are not just taken up by individuals, community-level …

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Dangerously Provocative [re-blog]

This blog post by Jessica Wolfendale (West Virginia University) was originally published in The Dangerous Women Project here on 4 July 2016. It is being reproduced here with permission from the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) as part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The provocatively dressed woman is dangerous. She …

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Technologising Rape and Sexual Assault: Can we really innovate the problem away?

This blog post by Lesley McMillan (Glasgow Caledonian University) and Deborah White (Trent University, Ontario) is part of our series for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Sexual violence against women and girls remains a major social problem with as many as one in three (35%) women worldwide experiencing either physical and/or sexual intimate partner …

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Introducing genderED: a new hub for gender and sexuality research and teaching at University of Edinburgh

Fiona Mackay, Director genderED and Christina Neuwirth, Co-ordinator genderED We are delighted to announce the launch of genderED, a new virtual hub for gender and sexuality research and teaching at the University of Edinburgh. It’s the culmination of more than a year of planning with staff and students across the institution. We hope you enjoy …

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