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16 Dec 2013

Gender and social movements programme mentioned in Guardian blog

This article on gender, peace and security, by Gesa Bent and Shireen Lau from the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), outlines s

11 Dec 2013

Take part in the 2013 gender and social movements perceptions survey

Are you interested in helping to map the situation on gender and social movements across the globe, and finding out if this situation changes over time? If so, please take part in our perceptions survey.

05 Dec 2013

Our introductory video is now available in French

Our introductory gender and social movement video, featuring report author Jessica Horn, has been translated into French by our partners at Observ'action. Watch it here.

05 Dec 2013

New blog - No longer an after thought: why gender matters in social justice activism

This new blog by IDS MA Gender and Development student Jacob Winn reflects on the launch event for the BRIDGE Gender and Social Movements Cutting Edge Pack, held in November at IDS.

08 Nov 2013

In Brief bulletin now available in French and Spanish

The gender and social movements In Brief bulletin can now be downloaded in Spanish and French. Translations of the overview report will be available in the coming months.

08 Nov 2013

A blog from the 12th Pacific Women’s Conference

Members of the BRIDGE gender and social movements advisory group and community of practice attended the 12th Pacific Women's Conference and wrote a blog outlining some of the key issues discussed.

09 Oct 2013

Cutting Edge Pack author presents findings at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague

Cutting Edge Pack author Jessica Horn spoke at a seminar at the Institute of Social Studies at The Hague on 7 October, reflecting on findings from the gender and social movements programme.

30 Sep 2013

IDS news story on the gender and social movements programme

 The launch of the new BRIDGE gender and social movements online resource is the subject of a news story on the IDS website. Read the story here

30 Sep 2013

Blog on "how to build a gender just movement"

To coincide with the launch of the new gender and social movements overview report and In Brief bulletin, IDS Knowledge Services editorial assistant Amy Hall has written a blog discussing some of the report's suggested strategies for building gender-just social movements.