Gender Equality Blog

Reading the Encyclical Letter “Laudato si'” with gender lens

Monday, 25 July 2016 12:48

The Encyclical Letter ‘Laudato sì’ had a huge impact and sparked a lively debate around its contents. Indeed, the document focuses on the crisis of the ‘common home’ of humanity, identifying the problems and indicating the path.

One Family at a Time

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 07:38

The days and months go by at a small town near Bethlehem with hardly any reason for its Palestinian residents to celebrate. But today the atmosphere inside one of the homes is different; the family is preparing to celebrate the home-coming of their 16-year old son after spending three months in an Israeli prison.

Advocating for women rights in Palestine

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 07:33

Women in Palestine are affected by the difficult political situation and by the inequalities put in place by a patriarchal society

Cambodian Sex Worker: “We Deserve a Life of Dignity”

Monday, 16 May 2016 10:44

Women in Cambodia’s sex industry suffer from abuse, exploitation, and violence.

The economics of care and the role of the unions

Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:28

 A friend recently told me about a science fiction book where all individuals living on an imaginary planet are "ambisexual", with no fixed gender identity, thus both being able to give birth, breastfeed their new-born children and taking care of their dependents.

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