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25 October 2017

Protection through Repression? Theorizing everyday police interactions with Geneva sex workers

A presentation by Mira Fey Report by Vanessa Gauthier Vela In the context of the Gender Seminar Series, Mira Fey presented her research on the implementation of the Geneva prostitution law of 2009. She asked how prostitution policies affect the policing of prostitution. The subject of how the law translates into everyday interactions between sex workers and police is a part of her PhD research at the...
23 October 2017

Abuja National Workshop, Women Peace and Security: A Transformative...

The Nigerian Coordinators of a research project on The Gender Dimensions of Social Conflict, Armed Violence and Peacebuilding, Joy Onyesoh (WILPF-Nigeria) and Mimidoo Achakpa (WREP), convened a National...

04 October 2017

Gender Roles and Masculinities Before, During and After Conflict:...

On 5-8 September 2017, the Gender and Conflict project team participated in the International Conference on Research for Development organised by the SNSF r4d programme in partnership with the Swiss Agency...

20 September 2017

Appel à candidatures pour le prochain Certificate of Advanced...

Le Centre genre propose des formations en genre et développement par enseignement en ligne (e-learning). Le programme des modules proposés en 2018 est maintenant disponible. Le Certificate of Advanced...

04 August 2017

Spreading the Good News: International Family-Planning Activism...

In August 1939, the newly formed Jamaica Birth Control League opened the island’s first birth control clinic in Kingston to distribute diaphragms at cost or free to working-class women. To advertise their...