March 8th, 2015

Happy International Women’s Day! | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

Happy International Women’s Day from HART! Every day this week, we have been posting blogs that celebrate the work being done by women around the world to promote and protect human rights. We’ve also highlighted the issues that continue to disproportionately affect women, including sexual violence, political participation and access to education....

March 6th, 2015

Girls and Education: How to #MakeItHappen after the Millennium Development Goals? | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the seventh article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Ivaylo Hristev considered Media Representations of Women. Read the whole series here. [Photo above: Photo of the school uniforms belonging to three of the missing girls abducted by Islamic militants Boko Haram in Abuja, Nigeria last April....

March 5th, 2015

Media Representations of Women | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the sixth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Anna Cox discussed ‘Political Participation and the use of Quotas. Read the whole series here.   To commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day, we have focused our efforts here at HART on highlighting some of the notable achievements and deplorable setbacks within the countries we work at as well as the commendable aspirations of people fighting for women’s rights and gender equality globally....

March 4th, 2015

Political Participation and the use of Quotas | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the fifth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Sam Hudson discussed ‘Rape as a Weapon of War‘ . Read the whole series here Political participation can cover a range of forms from taking advantage of suffrage rights, to representation in local councils, attending forums and perhaps the first that springs to mind, being elected as a member of parliament....

March 3rd, 2015

Rape as a Weapon of War | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the fourth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Alice Robinson provided an introduction to sexual violence in conflict, this blog will explore the issue in more depth. Read the whole series here...

March 2nd, 2015

Shaming Survivors of Sexual Violence – in the UK and Abroad | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the third article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day. Read the whole series here.  Sexual Violence in Conflict The lasting damage which sexual violence inflicts on individuals and communities is unlike that of any other type of violence perpetrated during conflict....

March 1st, 2015

Understanding The Role Gender Plays In Determining The Dynamics Of A Conflict | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This blog, by Jack Lindsay, is the second in HART’s Blog Series for International Women’s Day 2015. Find out more about the blog series here. Read yesterday’s post on women in civil society here.  The realms of gender analysis and conflict and security studies have long been regarded as distinctly separate by both academics and strategists alike....

February 28th, 2015

Women in Civil Society | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the first post in HART’s Blog Series for International Women’s Day 2015, taking place on the 8th March. Find out more here.  Civil Society fills the gaps between the people and the government. Taking on a variety of forms, it is an arena in which ‘people take common actions to pursue common objectives without reward of profit or political power’....
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