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What’s going on in Swedish gender research and in national research policy? How is our work with gender mainstreaming progressing? What’s the latest news about our gender mainstreaming work? We write about new research, keep an eye on the developments in research policy, provide in-depth analyses and gather information about upcoming events and opportunities for project funding.

Portrait: She is asking who gets to call a place home

2017-02-16 13:19

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To Fataneh Farahani, associate professor of Ethnology at Stockholm University, home is a complex concept that she struggled with b...

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The right to abortion both threatened and defended

2017-02-15 11:44

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At the same time as President Trump enacts laws that make it harder for women to have an abortion in the US and the world, the Swe...

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Academic boycott against USA

2017-02-10 16:03

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Last week, an open letter from an international collective of researchers and academics called for a boycott of academic conferenc...

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About a research council: ‘Hierarchies hinder fair assessments’

2017-02-09 14:41

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Men who apply for research grants are more often than women granted funding for long-term projects. This is something the Swedish ...

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Being a feminist in the neoliberal academia

2017-02-08 16:13

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In the new book, ”Being an Early Career Feminist Academic: Global Perspectives, Experiences and Challenges”, twelve feminist resea...

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‘The gender-unequal others’

2017-01-10 10:10

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The Muslim, as ‘the gender-unequal other’, gender equality as a core national value, and Scandinavian competition about who does g...

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Black bodies and white anger

2016-12-16 15:31

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When the civil rights movement, Black Lives Matter, came to Sweden, the need for it was questioned in the public debate. At the g1...

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Rape as a War Strategy

2016-12-09 09:53

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Rape is a powerful strategy, used to create trauma and insecurity, during conflicts. A combination of gender ideologies, tradition...

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’Security at g16 should have been handled differently’

2016-12-07 12:02

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During a public session of the gender studies conference g16, which was held 23–25 November in Linköping, Sweden, an external visi...

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The organizing committee of g16: We must mobilize better for safe spaces

2016-12-06 16:00

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From the organizing committee of the g16 conference, we would like to thank Jin Haritaworn for their story about, and important re...

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The New Gender Equality Policy Focuses on Education System

2016-12-01 14:45

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The Swedish government has now set out the direction for future gender equality policy. In addition to a new gender equality agenc...

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