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Beulah Maud Devaney is an Amsterdam-based writer, focusing on women's rights, immigration, social affairs and pop culture. Her work can be seen here. Follow her on twitter @TheNotoriousBMD

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This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Our obsession with Harper Lee

It is slightly surreal to see people rush to pay tribute to Harper Lee while the very structures that made it possible for Mockingbird to be published are disappearing.

The battle over the Feminist Library: history and community vs profit

The Feminist Library in London is threatened with eviction. If forced to move, the next generation of feminists and activists will be left without tangible access to their own history.  

Men campaigning against violence against women: on whose terms?

There is a surge in the numbers of men wanting to join anti-harassment campaigns in Europe, but their demand for immediate solutions to a long term problem is problematic.

Women cyclists are dying, why are we still talking about their clothes?

Cycling deaths are gendered and women's cycling needs must taken into account by planners and campaigners.

UK emigrants caught between right-wing isolationism and Corbyn euroscepticism

Should we fear Corbyn’s euroscepticism or is it exactly what EU-based UK emigrants need? 

The overlooked history of women against feminism

Anti-feminists do not hold an obvious place within feminist history, but the tradition dates back to the late-18th century.

Unlimited parental leave: progress or PR coup?

The new Netflix employee perk doesn't stand up to scrutiny, but softens their brand.

How random acts of kindness could transform support for battered women

What happens when your cause is ill-suited to campaigns that tug the heart-strings?

The political legacy of shame - a brief history of women, sex and legislation in the UK

For two centuries, British lawmakers have relied on shame to regulate women's sexual behaviour. Is this finally changing?

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