Daily Links - 18 October

18 October 2005

Implementing the Rule of Law is critical at the end of a conflict. The 12thpart of the Toolkit what opportunities this process can bring to women in societies emerging from conflict (by IA and WWP).


“In Bogota, All-Female Team Runs City for Mayor”
(Angela Castellanos, womensenews.org, 18/10/05)
20 women as minor mayors in Bogotá to clean up corruption. What are the achievements of such a team?


“Chief' followers - Show's fans say TV's female president could shape political reality” (Lauren Beckham Falcone, theedge.bostonherald.com, 18/10/05)
TV new series, "Commander in Chief" tries giving a new look at gender politics.


“Islam’s women under Western eyes” (Gema Martín-Muñoz, openDemocracy.net, 9/10 /02)
What’s behind the veil? Gema Martín-Muñoz tackles the Western representation of Muslim women.

Trade deals, Brexit and disaster capitalism

If you're tired of Brexit, you ain't seen nothing yet.

Is the UK joining Trumpland? Does this explain Boris Johnson's kamikaze EU negotiating strategy? And could beating this deal begin a challenge to the iniquities of the global economy?

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Nick Dearden Director of Global Justice Now and author of 'Trade Secrets: The Truth about the US Trade Deal and How We Can Stop It'

Caroline Molloy Editor of openDemocracyUK and ourNHS

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