The debate started by the article Gay Imperialism and the Clash of Ignorance continues. LGTB activist Peter Tatchell responded to the article last week, this week article author Mathieu Vervynckt responds to Tatchell's response.
To mark this year's International Women's Day we interviewed three young people working on gender equality issues. Please read on, as a German blogger, an Ecuadorian journalist and a Brazilian PhD student let you know their views on pressing gender issues and why you should care.
The European Commission wants to raise the quota of women in top management position to at least 40 percent by 2020. A good idea, or is it? Dorothee Buehler, former trainee at the Directorate-General for Regional Policy, comments on the initiative – and why family support and childcare are essential.
Bilateral development aid and conditionality have been going hand in hand for several years, and are often linked to neoliberal reforms or human rights. Lately, state leaders and the civil society in the Global North have been campaigning for gay rights in the Global South.