Articles by zohra

sun-dialWeekly round-up and open thread

Weekly round-up and open thread

zohra // 31 December 2014

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suitcaseWelcoming one of our June guest bloggers

zohra introduces one of our guest bloggers for June 2014

zohra // 31 May 2014

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mazeWeekly round-up and open thread, 5 May 2014

This week's round-up and open thread.

zohra // 5 May 2014

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microphone2Weekly round-up and open thread, 24 Feb 2014

Weekly round-up and open thread is here. Below you'll find links to content we came across but didn't have a chance to blog about.

zohra // 24 February 2014

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carouselWeekly round-up and open thread

Bits and bobs from around the web that we missed last week.

zohra // 25 November 2013

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sheep2Weekly round-up and open thread, 2 September 2013

This week's round-up of content we noticed but didn't have time to blog about.

zohra // 2 September 2013

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binocularsWeekly round-up and open thread, 8 July 2013

Hi Everyone Here’s this week’s round-up of content we noticed but didn’t get a chance to blog about. As always, just because it’s listed below doesn’t mean we agree with...

zohra // 8 July 2013

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daffodilWeekly roundup and open thread, 22 April

Hi everyone Here’s this week’s round-up of links and content we found interesting in some way but didn’t get a chance to blog about. As per always, inclusion doesn’t equal...

zohra // 22 April 2013

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sheepWeekly round-up and open thread, 4 Feb 2013

Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time...

zohra // 4 February 2013

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votes-for-womenThe Conservatives and women: new blog series

Yesterday ConservativeHome launched a week-long series on ‘the Conservatives and women’, just ahead of today’s second reading on the Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill which has now capped annual benefits increases...

zohra // 8 January 2013

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Indian-High-Commission-protestReport back: Protest Against Sexual Violence in India

This post discusses a violent attack on and rape of a woman. My thoughts are with her loved ones, and with survivors seeking justice and recovery everywhere. I’ve just come...

zohra // 7 January 2013

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Call for EU ban on prostitution

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) last Tuesday launched a call to end prostitution in the EU. According to information on the EWL website, the call, entitled ‘Together for a Europe...

zohra // 11 December 2012

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DFID commits new money to tackling violence

An abridged version of this article was originally publised on Liberal Conspiracy. Update: A version of this post also appears on the No Women No Peace, ActionAid, and Mumsnet sites....

zohra // 29 November 2012

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Weekly round-up and open thread, 19th November 2012

Hi everyone Here’s this week’s list of links to interesting things around the internet we didn’t get a chance to cover. Anything included is for info only – not necessarily...

zohra // 19 November 2012

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Abortion debate alert

I was pleased to see this recent piece from Mehdi Hasan talking about the ten things he had learned from trying to ‘debate’ abortion on Twitter. I also don’t think...

zohra // 30 October 2012

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Women’s rights: obvious litmus for success in Afghanistan

Today saw the publication of the findings of the International Development Committee’s (IDC) parliamenary inquiry into the UK’s intervention in Afghanistan. After months of research and evidence gathering, the Committee...

zohra // 25 October 2012

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intersectionIs ‘intersectionality’ an elitist concept?

Extending the Caitlin Moran twitterstorm a bit further, the main critique of this piece in the NewStatesman today seems to be that we shouldn’t use ‘academic’ words/concepts like intersectionality when...

zohra // 22 October 2012

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Family-Planning-SummitLondon Family Planning Summit report back

Following my last post on this, spent the day at the London Family Planning Summit yesterday as a blogger for The F Word. For those of you on twitter who...

zohra // 12 July 2012

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Tokyo-Conference-AfghanistanDid the Tokyo Conference deliver for Afghan Women?

Trigger Warning. The same day that delegates from over 70 countries convened in Tokyo to discuss future aid to Afghanistan, Reuters released footage (trigger warning) of an unnamed 22 year...

zohra // 10 July 2012

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Afghan-Women-campaign-cartoonAfghan women’s rights on the brink

Over ten years since we first entered Afghanistan, it remains true that it is one of the worst places to be a woman. 87% of women in Afghanistan experience some...

zohra // 6 July 2012

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sexchoicecontrolreportSex, choice and control: what violence has to do with family planning

It’s sort of unbelievable that millions of women and girls around the world are having to have sex and bear children when they don’t want to. The UN and others...

zohra // 27 June 2012

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thread-spoolsWeekly round-up and open thread, 7-14 May 2012

Hi all Here’s this week’s round-up of some of the bits around the internet we haven’t had a chance to blog about. Please add links in the comments section if...

zohra // 14 May 2012

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AWID-transformat%C4%B1onAWID Forum: on feminist movements

Last day at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)’s 12th Forum today, which Josephine and I are both attending (previous posts here and here). I started the morning...

zohra // 22 April 2012

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IMG00006-20120419-0927AWID Forum: where are the propositions?

As Josephine posted earlier today, we are both at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)’s forum. The forum happens every 2-3 years and this year has about 2300...

zohra // 21 April 2012

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4826783509_4b98dc290b_mWeekly round-up and open thread, 7 – 13 February 2012

Hi everyone Here’s this week’s round-up of some of the bits around the internet we haven’t had a chance to blog about. As always, we’d love to hear about other...

zohra // 13 February 2012

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