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Covid is a feminist issue

We have been told repeatedly that this virus is a great leveller, that it does not discriminate; but it does. The death rate from the disease is twice as high for men as women, Black men in the UK are 4.2 times as likely to … Continue reading

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On the importance of recognising misogyny as a hate crime

Jess Bostock is a member of ‘Misogyny IS Hate’, a student led activist group working with Greater Manchester Citizens to improve the lived experience of women in the city through legislative equality. Jess presented her research on Misogyny hate crime … Continue reading

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GFGRG sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2020

The GFGRG is pleased to announce its sponsored sessions at the RGS IBG annual conference 2020. Please see the CPFs outlined below, with links to further information and deadlines for submitting an abstract. We look forward to seeing you at … Continue reading

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The beautiful game: the multiscalar experiences of women footballers playing a male-dominated game

GFGRG dissertation joint 1st prize winner Isobel Phillips, University of Nottingham With the best piece of pre-dissertation advice ringing in my ears – “Write about something you enjoy”, I decided to focus my research on a sport I have grown … Continue reading

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Emotional geographies of breastfeeding: Private and public spaces of support and stress

GFGRG dissertation joint 1st prize winner Tabitha Shell, QMUL The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that all new mothers breastfeed their child exclusively for 6 months and states the factors that a woman needs to successfully breastfeed: consistent and correct … Continue reading

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‘Bloody Injustice: Period Poverty, Power and Shame in 21st Century Britain’

GFGRG dissertation 3rd prize winner Bronwen Butler, UCL Menstruation, somewhat unexpectedly, has become a high-profile issue in the UK over the last couple of years. From ‘the pink protest’ outside the Westminster Parliament in December 2017 to Bodyform’s advert campaign … Continue reading

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GFGRG dissertation prize winners 2019

We are delighted to announce the winners of the GFGRG’s dissertation prize for 2019. We received a number of fantastic dissertations for consideration for this year’s award and want to thank all of the entries for their hard work and … Continue reading

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GFGRG sponsored posts at the RGS-IBG 2019

The GFGRG is proud to be involved with the RGS-IBG annual conference 2019. https://www.rgs.org/research/annual-international-conference/  The conference will take place at the RGS-IBG in London from 28-30th August 2019. The GFGRG are proudly sponsoring 12 sessions which cover a range of … Continue reading

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GFGRG committee posts up for renewal

We have a number of Committee roles up for renewal (see terms of service below). Dissertation prize coordinator (2019 – 2022) (you would become part of a team of 3) The dissertation coordinator is responsible for advertising the undergraduate dissertation … Continue reading

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GFGRG 2017-2018 Dissertation prize

We are delighted to announce the winners of the GFGRG 2017-2018 dissertation prize 1st prize: Jessica Pandian (LSE) ‘Colombian Women in London: Shaping Collective Memory through Art in the Post-Conflict Era’.   joint 2nd prize: Isabelle Green (University of Oxford) ‘The … Continue reading

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