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Jessie Williams / Al Jazeera
‘Women of the revolution’ share their experiences on the decade-long transformation of their country and their roles in it.
Emmanuel Mayeza and Deevia Bhana / Journal of Gender Studies
Additional Sources: Normalising violence? Girls and sexuality in a South African high school
Angela Workman-Stark / The Conversation
From the early days of training, police recruits are socialized by war stories that glamorize the dangerous aspects of police work and place an exaggerated focus on the mission of police to deal with danger as the supposed gatekeepers of society. But rather than promoting an image of police working with communities to solve problems, this emphasis on physicality and fighting crime has helped craft the image of the “warrior cop” who is ready to do battle and is isolated from the public.
Young women are turning to social media in search of nonjudgmental places to speak honestly about sexual violence in their daily lives.
Jacqueline Rose / The Guardian
How is it that those with the power to inflict most harm are blind to the consequences of their actions?
Gulf state’s male guardian rules deny women right to wed, travel, work or to make decisions about their children, report says.