Jane Gabriel founded and edited the website openDemocracy 50.50 in 2006, publishing critical perspectives on social justice, gender and pluralism. She retired in 2016.
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 and One World Media awards for documentaries filmed in Greece and India. 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.
Remembering Cassandra Balchin (24 May 1962 - 12 July 2012)
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Women: redefining peace, democracy and security
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Best of 50.50 in 2010
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UN SCR 1325: the 50.50 debate
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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...