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30 July 2020 14:00 ~ “Waging war” against “a little flu” – Masculinities & COVID-19 – Gender Justice and Security Hub – Online

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Until 15:00 As the corona virus pandemic continues to escalate around the globe, the expression of masculinities in responding to the crisis demands attention. From ‘waging war’ against the virus on the ‘frontlines’ to one state leader referring to COVID-19 as ‘a little flu’, to prioritising re-opening the economy over protecting lives, these responses have […]

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19 August 2020 – Submit Evidence to Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector: next steps – International Development Committee Inquiry

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This Committee agreed early in this Parliament to draw up a comprehensive re-examination of progress taken to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Our focus is the aid recipients who become victims and survivors of abuse at the hands of individuals working in the sector. This inquiry will consider the support needed […]

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New paper calls on Instagram to do more to protect women and vulnerable users online – City University of London

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A new paper from City, University of London argues that Instagram’s algorithm is censoring women and vulnerable users but doing little to stop abusers. The paper, How Instagram’s algorithm is censoring women and vulnerable users but helping online abusers, which was published in Feminist Media Studies, argues that Instagram’s algorithm censors female accounts for showing […]

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A third of nurseries in the most disadvantaged areas may be forced to close due to financial difficulties – Sutton Trust

20th July 2020 All Comments

New Sutton Trust research examines impact of the crisis on early years, finds parents worried about their children’s social and emotional development Nurseries, childminders and pre-schools are facing major financial uncertainty in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with many unsure as to whether they’ll still be able to operate next year. This is according […]

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