Volume 28, Issue 2 | June 2020
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women. Amid the COVID pandemic, feminist activists assess progress, analyse the setbacks and share new strategies to realise women's rights.
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Introduction: Gender, development, and Beijing + 25
Lina Abou-Habib, Valeria Esquivel, Anne Marie Goetz, Joanne Sandler & Caroline Sweetman
Can the United Nations deliver a feminist future?
Joanne Sandler & Anne Marie Goetz
The Feminist and Women’s Movement Action Plan (fwMAP): mobilising globally for Beijing +25
Melissa Upreti & Soon-Young Yoon
The Beijing Platform for Action charted a future we still need to bring up: building feminist economic policy
Valeria Esquivel & Corina Rodríguez Enríquez
Feminist activism 25 years after Beijing
Maxine Molyneux, Adrija Dey, Malu A. C. Gatto & Holly Rowden
Inequality, gender, and sustainable development: measuring feminist progress
Ginette Azcona & Antra Bhatt
Financing for gender equality and women’s rights: the role of feminist funds
Violence against women in Italy after Beijing 1995: the relationship between women’s movement(s), feminist practices and state policies
Marta Pietrobelli, Angela M. Toffanin, Beatrice Busi & Maura Misiti
Beijing and its Platform for Action, then and now. A view from a young feminist in Malawi
Ulemu Hannah Kanyongolo
Equal Measures 2030: a new approach for advocacy and influencing beyond Beijing +25
Anne Connell, Alison Holder & Helen Kearney
Gender and Work in Global Value Chains: Capturing the Gains? by Stephanie Barrientos. Reviewed by Shaianne Osterreich
Liberia's Women Veterans: War, Roles and Reintegration by Leena Vastapuu, Reviewed by Sanne Weber
How Girls Achieve by Sally A. Nuamah. Reviewed by Rachel Marcus
Women & Equality in Iran: Law, Society and Activism by Leila Alikarami. Reviewed by Maral Sahebjame