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Mixed Reviews on Space for Gender

Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin

By Thandi Winston

DAKAR, Feb 10 (TerraViva) – The road to the large green tent is dusty and rather confusing, but once you get there you are immersed in a babel of women’s voices. The tent, hidden away in the wind and dust, some distance from the main World Social Forum events, has become the unofficial women’s tent at the WSF. Continue Reading


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WSF: “Machista” but Valued by Feminists Nonetheless

Posted on 03 February 2010 by admin

Women and men in WSF march. Credit: Verena Glass

By Mario Osava *

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 30 , 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – The World Social Forum (WSF) “changed our lives,” although it continues to be “machista,” with men significantly outnumbering women in its organisation and almost all discussion panels, commented Nalu Farias, coordinator in Brazil of the World March of Women.
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