Women’s human rights

Charlotte Helen Skeet (Sussex): Globalisation of Women’s Rights Norms: The Right to Manifest Religion and "Orientalism" in the Council of Europe. A review of Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age by Niamh Reilly. From TED, Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery. Can "honor killing" be explained by reference to non-Western "cultural norms"?: A review of In Honor of Fadime: Honor and Shame by Unni Wikan. An interview with Malalai Joya, author of Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out (and more). Throughout the developing world, women die in childbirth for lack of the simplest things: soap, clean sheets, and trained birth attendants. Childbirth at the global crossroads: Women in the developing world who are paid to bear other people's children test the emotional limits of the international service economy. Towards explicating the sexual moment in class struggle: An introduction to Alexandra Kollontai on sexual and women's question. When the victim is jailed: Women and girls are being incarcerated in record numbers, often after years of sexual violence and addiction. Schrodinger's Rapist: There's no way to be perfectly safe, but women shouldn't have to live with an everyday fear of perfect strangers. "Why not choose a happier subject?": Sorcha Gunne and Zoe Brigley Thompson explain that they study rape and its narratives to understand and demythologise a difficult and unpleasant subject.