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Fungai Machirori

Fungai Machirori is a feminist researcher and writer whose areas of interest include digital and

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Who is your global South feminism serving?

Posted Thu 20 Aug 2020 - 13:38 | 4,382views

In this article, the Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.

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Kathleen Foley

Kathleen Foley is a barrister and writer based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Gender and the virtual workplace during COVID-19

Posted Fri 14 Aug 2020 - 13:08 | 3,594views

How does working online change and challenge gender dynamics at the workplace? Here we learn more through the experience of a barrister about how some of the changes brought about by COVID-19 could potentially be liberating and eventually change the workplace to make it better for women.

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Christina Elia

Christina Elia is a freelance journalist and personal essayist from New York City, where she curr

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My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

Posted Tue 11 Aug 2020 - 09:49 | 1,634views

The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women targeted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

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Ninglun Hanghal

Ninglun Hanghal is a freelance journalist.  She writes on women and development of/in northeast r

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Precarious future for returnees coming back to Manipur

Posted Sat 8 Aug 2020 - 13:07 | 999views

More than 45,000 people have registered to return to their home-state Manipur, and a large number of them are women nurses who faced discrimination and harassment while they were doing their jobs in mainland India. Returnees now face a precarious future regarding where they live, their jobs and their future.

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Nia Tucker

Nia Tucker is an undergrad at Emerson College studying Writing, Literature and Publishing.

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COVID-19 is Leaving Women and LGBTQIA+ People in the USA Vulnerable to Online Surveillance

Posted Wed 5 Aug 2020 - 13:41 | 1,042views

Essential workers and service workers in the United States of America, especially those who belong to LGBTQIA+ community, are increasingly more vulnerable at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are at risk of losing employment benefits, and are subject to discrimination and surveillance at their workplace.

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Kira Xonorika

Kira Xonorika es activista, artista, investigadora y escritora.

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COVID-19 or the necropolitics of lockdown: Who cares about trans bodies?

Posted Mon 3 Aug 2020 - 22:00 | 1,276views

Kira Xonorika exposes the absence of public policies for trans people in Paraguay during the lockdown by COVID-19 and denounces the serious social consequences of corporeal colonialism that pathologises gender diversity.

Internet has a big footprint
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Nadege

Nadège ha formado parte de proyectos de tecnología transfeminista como

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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint

Posted Fri 24 Jul 2020 - 19:03 | 1,766views

We often hear that the internet is a cloud. But the internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

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Halley Bondy

Halley Bondy is a professional freelance writer, journalist, editor, producer, and mom based in B

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Domestic abuse during COVID-19 includes financial and online abuse

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2020 - 14:37 | 5,207views

There are increasing rates of domestic violence and abuse during the lockdown for COVID-19 imposed in different countries. This violence includes abuse that relies on online means and includes financial abuse and exploitation, that particularly harm the independence of those who are the targets.

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Juliette Bretan

Juliette Bretan is a freelance journalist covering Polish and Eastern European current affairs an

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Polish protests against abortion ban during covid-19

Posted Wed 15 Jul 2020 - 14:59 | 1,299views

Even as the world reels under the impact of the global pandemic, women in Poland have to protest against draconian and restrictive amendments to the abortion law that would make getting an abortion far more difficult than it already is.

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Kharnita Mohamed

Kharnita Mohamed is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town.

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Questions for white liberals

Posted Thu 18 Jun 2020 - 15:26 | 5,749views

The perpetrators of racist violence, physical or intellectual, are rarely called to account for themselves. White allies rarely explain why particular racist actions might have occurred. White liberal intellectuals, in particular, frequently learn anti-racist discourse and mimic it back at us with very little trenchant thought given to their own experiences of whiteness.