COVID-19 and social reproduction

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International Women’s Day 2019: Thousands Of Women Go On Strike

Tomorrow, for the third year running, the International Women’s Day will be marked by strikes and street actions around the world. In just a short few years the international women’s movement has grown in strength and confidence as women join in this global movement against the destitution, overwork and violence women face daily. Women will

Gender egalitarianism vs patriarchy theory

Were early human societies egalitarian? How can we know about this? And how far are gender perspectives addressed in these questions? And does it ultimately matter? Anthropologist Camilla Power asks the questions. It is a longstanding position in anthropology that hunter-gatherers, especially nomadic groups who consume all they forage the same day – known as