Can we advance women’s rights while respecting culture and customs? In this article about gendered advocacy, Stephanie Oldfield discusses the disconnections between cultural norms and perceptions impeded on women’s bodies.
Author: Stephanie Oldfield
The women’s march and beyond – inspiring advocacy post-Trump
In light of the world-wide Women’s Marches, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women’s advocacy has developed in the wake of Trumpism.
Sexual violence and shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part II)
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.
Sexual Violence and Shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part I )
How does sexual violence infringe on women’s physical and social security? In the first part of this series of 2 articles, Stephanie Oldfield explores how the culture of shame contributes to the impetus of rape and sexual assault.
How we represent international migrants and why it matters
Are we treating migrants like Skittles? Changing international perceptions of Syrian refugees are analyzed by Stephanie Oldfield as she suggests that Syrian migrants have been repreatedly de-humanized.