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About Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of openDemocracy 50.50 focussed on gender, pluralism and social justice.

Previously Claire worked at The Guardian on the Global development section of the website and was a fellow at the Centre for Investigative Journalism at the University of London, Goldsmiths. Her writing has been published in Mother Jones and the Los Angeles Review of Books among other outlets, and has received support from the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting.

Claire is passionate about public interest journalism and building spaces for more diverse and democratic debate. She grew up in Northern Ontario, has degrees from Harvard and Columbia universities in the US, and currently lives in Italy.

Articles by Claire Provost

This week's editor

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Re-branding hate?: ultra-conservative organising under a "family-friendly" banner

Diverse groups are joining international “pro-family” alliances. Their common cause? To block and roll back feminist and sexual rights gains.

"This is a war": Inside the global "pro-family" movement against abortion and LGBT rights

At a recent summit in Budapest, anti-abortion celebrities and anti-gay rights activists gathered with their political allies waging a ‘spiritual war’ for the ‘traditional family.’

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