• Couverture From feminist knowledge to public action: the role of power and ideology
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FROM FEMINIST KNOWLEDGE TO PUBLIC ACTION: THE ROLE OF POWER AND IDEOLOGY

Shahra Razavi

Expertes en genre et connaissances féministes sur le développement
Date de publication : octobre 2017
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Let us begin with three vignettes taken from different arenas of policy that feminist ideas and feminist knowledge seem to have permeated, promising to create the momentum for policy change. In June 2014 a global summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict was convened by the UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague. The event was the culmination of a two-year process masterminded by the Foreign Secretary and his team to take advantage of the UK's Presidency of the G8 and place the issue on the agenda of the world's super powers. At long last, the campaign to address sexual violence in conflict became a high profile issue on the global political and diplomatic agenda, grabbing headlines in the world's media (which was also helped by Angelina Jolie's accompanying William Hague during the four-day summit).

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-343-13104-7 • octobre 2017 • 7 pages
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