Category Archives: social change

Agenda: Inequality – the G7 must change the endgame | ONE Campaign

Watch and share this parody video asking leaders to take real action to end inequality: Women around the world are facing a crisis and this month world leaders can do something about it. As they assemble at the G7 summit … Continue reading

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Exhibition – Hysterical Minining

An exhibition of the Kunsthalle Wien in context of the VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE 2019 In any society, one fundamental field in which gender is expressed is technology. Technical skills and domains of expertise appear to be divided between the … Continue reading

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Spain’s grass-roots parties shake two-party system

Podemos and Cuidadanos – Spain’s new grass root parties have made gains in local and regional elections, at the expense of traditional main parties.  On May 24, Spain held local and regional elections, the country’s traditional two-party system (PP and … Continue reading

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#Gewalt an Frauen – Über Anerkennung von Erfahrungswissen

„Opfer“ – „Betroffene“ – „Überlebende“: Reflexionen zum Diskurs über Frauen mit Gewalterfahrungen POSTSCRIPT zur AÖF Tagung, 5-6.Juni 2014 Von Birgit Wolf Wie geht es Frauen auf ihrem Weg aus der Gewalt außerhalb der Hilfseinrichtungen und nach erfolgter Trennung? Wie sehen … Continue reading

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#Violence against Women – On the Recognition of Experiential Knowledge

“Victim” – “Survivor”: Reflections on the discourse about women experiencing of violence (GERMAN VERSION ) POSTSCRIPT to the AOEF Meeting, 5-6.June 2014 By Birgit Wolf How are women on their way out of violence outside the support services and after … Continue reading

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#JudithButler: Speaking of Rage and Grief

Butler (2009) states on images from war produced by embedded reporting, what I want to stress in contexts of images on gender-based violence: to question the forms of social or political power as well as the forms of prescriptive meaning … Continue reading

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#WAVE: The Istanbul Convention commits to specialist victim support

The area of specialist victim support for women survivors of violence and their children is expected to experience improvement, if CoE member states commit themselves to effectively implement the Istanbul Convention – the CoE Convention on preventing and combating violence … Continue reading

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