Gender, Famine and Mortality
We are pleased to announce a new occasional paper, published jointly with the Feinstein International Center, “Gender, Famine and Mortality,” by Kinsey Spears, Bridget Conley, and Dyan Mazurana.
“Gender, Famine and Mortality,” by Kinsey Spears, Bridget Conley, and Dyan Mazurana (December 2021). Published jointly by […]Continue Reading →
What ‘Rape as a Weapon of War’ in Tigray Really Means
with Hayelom K. Mekonen PhD, Acting Chief Executive Director of Ayder Specialized Referral Hospital, Mekelle University; and Bridget Conley, Alex de Waal, and Delia Burns
Readers are cautioned that this article contains disturbing accounts of sexual violence.
Since the on-going war in Tigray, Ethiopia began in early November 2020, reports have emerged that […]Continue Reading →
Interview with Stacey Borden: on trauma, COVID, and clemency for incarcerated women
In this interview, Borden explains her journey from being incarcerated to becoming a community leader. She argues that gaining self-understanding by processing her own trauma was key to transforming her life–and to her the decision to dedicate herself to helping others.Continue Reading →
COVID-19 in Women’s Prisons
COVID-19 and the policies designed to counter it in American prisons pose distinct medical, emotional, psychological, and economic threats for incarcerated women and their families. Drawing on analysis of 138 women’s state and federal prisons across the United States, coupled with review of research on women’s prisons, and detailed profiles of the hardest hit facilities with insights from the women incarcerated inside them, this paper provides unique insight on the impacts of COVID-19 behind bars.Continue Reading →
This essay is the last in our series, Fletcher Voices. WPF invited students at Tufts University’s the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy to submit short essays reflecting on the impact of coronavirus. Kudrat Dutta Chaudhary is a Gender Specialist dealing with Gender based violence asylum claims at the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe, […]Continue Reading →
A domestic turn: commentary by Cynthia Enloe
The Trumpist “MAGA” slogan – and the racist, misogynist, nationalist fantasies that underpin it – make me more than ever conscious that, to understand and be effective here in the US, I must keep learning from the feminist analysts and activist thinkers in Iceland, Japan, Colombia, Syria, and India.Continue Reading →
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