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Prospects for gender equality and women's human rights

Our new editorial project Religion Gender Politics provides a forum for dialogue and debate about the impact on women's human rights of the global resurgence of religion in public life. Here are just some of the articles we have published previously on openDemocracy on these issues.

Religion Gender Politics logo and linkOur new editorial project Religion Gender Politics provides a forum for dialogue and debate about the impact on women's human rights of the global resurgence of religion in public life. Here are just some of the articles we have published previously on openDemocracy on these issues.

About the author

Jane Gabriel founded and edited the website openDemocracy 50.50 in 2007, publishing critical perspectives on social justice, gender and pluralism. The site was run as a feminist editorial collective until 2017 when Jane stepped down as editor. 50.50’s funders included Hivos, the Ford Foundation, the Barrow Cadbury Trust, the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, the Oak Foundation, The New Field Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.  Prior to joining openDemocracy, Jane produced and directed more than 30 documentaries for Channel 4 Television and the BBC international current affairs series Correspondent, winning the Royal Television Society award and the One World Media award for her work as a documentary director. In 1980’s she was a member of the UK's first all-women television production company, Broadside. In the 1970's she worked at Granada TV in the UK, and at Pacifica radio KPFA in the US. She is a qualified advocate for children in care, and a Trustee of the IF Project.


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