Put politics back into gender debates says WISE Senior Associate Henrietta Miers

Writing for the science and development news site SciDev.Net, Henrietta Miers reinforces the need to put politics back into the gender debate.

“Gender equality is a human right, not a means to national growth. We need to return to the political ideology of the feminists who acknowledged this.  We need to remember the words of the feminist Patti O’Neill who, referring to her experience working for government bureaucracies, said “I see gender equality and women’s empowerment as profoundly, profoundly political”.” Henrietta Miers

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