The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
In light of the world-wide Women’s Marches, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women’s advocacy has developed in the wake of Trumpism.
How does limited access to feminine hygiene products affect women in developing countries? Catherine Gao makes the case that access to feminine hygiene products should always be included in aid.
As part of #16days campaign against gender-based violence, Sha Lalapet delves into the plight of Yazidi women under ISIS and the sexual violence that was used against them as a weapon of war.
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.