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GSP Recommends: Issue 21


GSP Recommends is a weekly round up of news, reports, recommended readings, videos and podcasts from our desk to yours. If you think something should be up here but isn’t, do write to us on info@gendersecurityproject.com with your recommendation and we will make sure to review it, engage with it, and add it up to one of our forthcoming lists.

Featured Art: Stop Telling Women to Smile by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. (Website)

On our desk       

School Closures, Government Responses, & Learning Inequality Around the World During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Girls (Read)

Sex for Rent: Growing Epidemic for Vulnerable Women Tenants – Many Cases Unreported (Read)

Revealed: surge in domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis (Read)

In locked down India, women fight coronavirus and domestic violence (Read)

The Danger of COVID for Refugees (Read)

Why Are Many More Men Dying from Coronavirus? (Read)   

COVID-19: Protecting Adolescent Girls (Read)   

Reports and Studies           


FGM – How Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Can Affect Girls & Women Throughout Their Lives (Read)

Feminists Want System Change – Beijing + 25 (Read)

COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (Read)

Intersection of Gender & Disability During COVID-19: Rights – Statement (Read

Asia-Pacific – The First 100 Days of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Asia & the Pacific: A Gender Lens (Read)

News from around the world  


Afghanistan: The all-female robotics team in Afghanistan who made a cheap ventilator out of Toyota parts (Read)


Bolivia: Bolivia: In lockdown Bolivia, calls from abused girls flood hotline (Read)

Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s missing students: Families’ pain and the unsolved mystery (Read)

Mexico: In Mexico’s state of Nuevo León, a new sororidad rises (Read)

Watch and Listen       

Feminist Global Advocacy for Climate Justice – Video (Watch)

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