Category: Issues

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#MeToo

When I was 13, I took a train to Birmingham with a friend. The train conductor came to inspect our tickets, before handing them back he lifted up our t-shirts and stamped our belly buttons. He returned to the driver’s cabin, laughing.
This and many other memories of bodily intrusions have been on my mind this […]

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C2C: Raising a Generation of Hope

This post is part of our new Countdown to Conference (C2C) series. We would love to feature a brief blog post from you too! Visit our main Countdown to Conference page for details!
C2C: Raising a Generation of Hope:
Showcasing sisterhood among adolescent girls of color that transcends borders
by Nina Nagib
I am excited to join the GEA community […]

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Introducing the new GEA Social Media Intern: Kate Marston

Hello! I’m Kate, the new Social Media Intern for the Gender and Education Association (GEA). As a Cardiff University PhD student concerned with the intersection of young people’s digital practices and relationship cultures, I am delighted to be contributing to GEA’s work eradicating sexism and gender inequality in and through education. Over the next few […]

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Healthy Sexual Development Symposium

GEA recently contributed to funding a vital sex and relationships education symposium in Bristol – we are delighted to announce that The University of Westminster is hosting a further event on the 30th June.
Using the framework of the Fifteen Domains of Healthy Sexual Development* , this event aims to support practitioners and teachers involved in […]

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Science and Gender Policy Reproduces Privilege

It has become global-policy commonsense that we need more people working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and that we must increase the proportion who are female, and that these goals are linked. As a 2014 UK policy report on Women in Scientific Careers stated, a ‘compelling reason to tackle’ the gender gap ‘is […]

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Conference Announcement: Educating ‘Agenda’

 
 
GEA are excited to announce an upcoming conference in Wales: Educating ‘Agenda’ – Supporting Young People In Making Positive Relationships Matter. With equality, diversity, children’s rights and social justice at its heart, AGENDA enables young people to speak out on gender and sexual injustices and violence through their own and others’ change-making practices. It’s an affirmative, […]