Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

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Why gender matters in activism: feminism and social justice movements

Social justice movements are able to generate deep and lasting changes that policy change and development interventions alone cannot achieve. However, in many cases, women’s rights and gender justice remain low on the priorities of movements, even when women are active members. This article offers a preview of three case studies developed as part of the BRIDGE Cutting Edge programme on gender and social movements, which aims to inspire and support the inclusion of gender equality principles and practices in social justice mobilisation. 

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Manjima Bhattacharjya , Jenny Birchall , Pamela Caro , David Kelleher & Vinita Sahasranaman
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Participation publique et politique