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This IKD Gender and Social Policy forum is organised in celebration of International Women’s Day, 2023, highlighting the nature of pervasive, persistent and deeply-entrenched gender inequalities that characterise the state of the world today. The title of the forum, “Health and care at the crossroads: evidencing gender impacts, campaigning for equality”, speaks to a strong current in social and economic policy – that of the devalorisation of care in all its forms, its lasting legacies, and ways in which it is being addressed through research, campaigning and policy-making.
On the 13th of September, China’s state-owned enterprise, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, launched the Long March 7A rocket from the Wenchang spaceport on Hainan Island. The rocket transferred the Zhongxing-1E(ChinaSat-1E) satellite into geostationary transfer orbit, making it China’s 38th orbital launch in 2022.
Explore the outcomes of the second IKD Gender & Social Policy workshop of the academic year.
This blog is written by Dr Md Shajedur Rahman from the OU. He outlines his research and shares his exciting news, having just been awarded a £118,000 ESRC Fellowship.
After gaining his MSc in Development Management with the OU, Craig Walker went on to became a full-time researcher in Development Policy and Practice.
This event focused on gender and social policy postgraduate research from three disciplines across the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies.
Leaders of the AgroEcos project in Brazil describe how the COVID-19 pandemic led them to adjust their research methodology through innovative measures, alongside the agri-food groups.
Nadine Nigibira explores the link between political conflicts in Burundi and the emergence of the Burundian diaspora.
Celestin Mvutsebanka addresses key entanglements between politics and football in Burundi in the latest Idjwi Series blog.
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