• March: The Future is Feminist

    In this issue we have asked FES partners and friends from around the world how they imagine a feminist future.


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  • December: Quizzed on holidays, paid leave, and the right to recess

    The special end-of-year issue, comes with a quiz on the right to recess and the history of the holiday. Test your knowledge and share with your...


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  • November: Energy transformation and climate change

    Will the future be solar? Will it be wind-powered? Geothermal? We need talks of energy transformation to account for ownership or participation by the...


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  • October: People-oriented planning can shape cities that work for everyone.

    If urban planning is led by communities, can it make cities—and the wider economy—more inclusive and socially just?


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05.03.2020

30 years after German reunification: How gender roles deteriorated to Western standards

The reunification of East and West Germany has long since brought about challenges in deciding which cultural and structural norms were to be followed. The social roles of women with regards to their careers and their families was no exception.


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04.03.2020

Creating a Feminist Europe: An Interview with Maria Noichl

The election of the First Woman Commissioner of the European Union in 2019 was only the beginning of a radical journey of gender equality in the EU. We talk to Maria Noichl, rapporteur in the European Parliament for the Gender Equality Strategy on...


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02.03.2020

Enhancing women’s future of work: Ideas from four corners of the world

The global FES project ‘The Future is Feminist’ hopes to create a vibrant space for exchanging ideas and strategies on feminist visions and on the future of work for women. Read four export reports on it so far from Africa, the Middle East and North...


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30.03.2020

Could Artificial intelligence help bridge India’s societal divide?

Technological innovations have helped us evolve into the beings we are...


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30.03.2020

Stuck in the slow lane of the information superhighway

In India, the challenges of online life are not just about access to the...


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27.03.2020

Closing Regulatory Loopholes or Imposing Total Control? A look at China’s system of social credit

China’s social credit system is a highly debated topic for how it treads...


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27.03.2020

New technology, same old exploitation: questions to Ken Loach

Award-winning filmmaker Ken Loach talks about his newest film Sorry We...


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27.03.2020

Making the future of trade unions

The convenience of booking a ride at the tap of your finger comes with the...


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04.03.2020

Creating a Feminist Europe: An Interview with Maria Noichl

The election of the First Woman Commissioner of the European Union in 2019...


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03.03.2020

Family Laws in the MENA Region A Tool for Subordination

Farah Daibes expertly summarizes a study that dives deep into the origins...


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30.11.2019

A New Look at Capitalism and Democracy

A book review of Torben Iversen/David Soskice: Democracy and Prosperity:...


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New Jobs through Energy Transition

This is not a forecast, but a possible scenario. It's entirely possible to...


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