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News: Gender

REZA Executive Director Joins WFS Women and Media Workshop

As part of the Regional Economic Zone Authority’s (REZA) commitment to Gender and Development and in celebration of the Women’s Month, Executive Director Loren Hallilah I. Lao joined a two-day Women and Media Workshop on March 26-27 in Manila. The workshop entitled “Strengthening Women’s Voices in Post-2015 Development Agenda Through the Media” is organized by the Women Feature Service (WFS)—Philippines. Consisting of five sessions, the two-day activity tackled various women issues in the Philippines, the gains and misses by the Philippines based on the international instruments namely, th... Read More

Narrativas Culturais e Identidades de Gênero em Moçambique

O objeto deste trabalho são as representações sociais e culturais associadas ao gênero masculino e ao feminino entre as populações sena, um grupo étnico-lingüístico Bantu situado ao longo do Rio Zambeze, na região central de Moçambique, em África. A pesquisa tem como aporte os novos debates nos estudos das Ciências Sociais (Antropologia) os quais enfatizam que os “papéis” de gênero e suas diferenciações são construídos social e culturalmente. O artigo reflete as questões teóricas que levam ao debate sobre a análise das micro-narrativas das tradições culturais (cantos, danças, mitos, ritos, co... Read More

Masculinity, Gender, and Power in a Mayan-Kaqchikel Community in Sololá, Guatemala

How do self-identified heterosexual Kaqchikel men in the rural areas of Sololá attain status and power in their relationships with women? This question is explored in this thesis by analyzing different masculine roles in various social space such as the house, the school, the church and the family. The complexity of masculine identity requires a meticulous analysis to assess the extent to which the masculine role and identity has been or not a determinant factor in the social and personal development of both women and men. To a great extent, this exploration allows us to see the different expr... Read More

Masculinity, Gender, and Power in a Mayan-Kaqchikel Community in Sololá, Guatemala

How do self-identified heterosexual Kaqchikel men in the rural areas of Sololá attain status and power in their relationships with women? This question is explored in this thesis by analyzing different masculine roles in various social space such as the house, the school, the church and the family. The complexity of masculine identity requires a meticulous analysis to assess the extent to which the masculine role and identity has been or not a determinant factor in the social and personal development of both women and men. To a great extent, this exploration allows us to see the different exp... Read More

DO NOT celebrate the Women if...

Published in Premium Times on March 8,2014 to mark the International Women's Day. Mr. Effanga believes the following set of people should not pretend to celebrate womanhood as the world marks the International Women’s Day. As the world celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day and some churches celebrate Mother’s Day, the following persons should shut up and not pretend to celebrate womanhood: The rapist and those who blame the rape victim as causing her predicament because of what she wore. Pray, how do infants (two years and below) dress to attract a rapist? The father (and any ... Read More

Happy International Women's Day!

By: Ford IFP

Powerful profiles of IFP women social justice leaders. Read More

She won't say - a short film

This is a short film conceived and picked up during a documentary film production in a tribal region (Kol Bheel tribes) of middle India.....enjoy, think and send your valuable comments Read More

 

 
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