Gendercentric

From the Archives.

This is a selection of articles published on Gendercentric.org in the past ten years.

Honour Killing

Honour Killing The recent killing of Shafilea Ahmed by her parents has put the issues of honour killing and multi-culturalism in the …

Peace not War

Peace not War A call to have more women taking part in peace-making missions, in line with UN Security Council Resolution 1325 …

Quotas

Quotas Interestingly enough this comes at the same time as the European Commission postponed its own proposal that would oblige companies to …

Titanic

Titanic Will the Titanic provide equality & diversity experts with much-needed new case-studies for training on ‘intersectionality’ – roughly to be translated …

Childbirth

Childbirth We can say that the ability to conceive and bear children is the last frontier of gender equality; it is possibly …

UK Slips

UK Slips It can of course be argued that the actual numbers of men and of women in political decision-making do not …

DSK

DSK The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) which is spearheading this renewed initiative (http://www.womenlobby.org/spip.php?article4084&lang=en) takes as inspiration going forward the ‘Swedish model’. The …

Vicar

Vicar. Perhaps it’s time for a flash-back to happier times; Dawn French, Richard Curtis -where are you? The BBC sitcom created by …

Mantelgate

Mantelgate. It all began at the British Museum. The two-time Booker prize winner, reflecting on her favourite historical period…the time of Henry …