Feminism and Development: How Can Women Get Involved in Peace Negotiations?
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Marnie speaks with Andrea Philippi who works for Peace for Women Across the Globe. Started in 2008 this organisation is committed to the active participation of women in peace processes and to a peaceful and secure world for all. In this episode we discuss their projects in Palestine and Ukraine as well as looking at their campaigns in their home country Switzerland. We debate the tensions present in feminist thought in the area of development and methods of aiding women toward achieving their goals whilst remaining vigilant of interventionism. Andrea would like to recommend al-Shabaka, a fantastic organisation, that is interesting for anyone who wants to learn more about Palestinian perspectives The Transition to Transformation publication (which is mentioned) can be found here. Podcast by Marnie Ashbridge. Find out more about the Oxford Society for International Development at oxsid.org
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