The link between sport and human rights has come into sharp focus in this country in recent months, after the successful return of former Bahrainian footballer and refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi to Australia. Internationally, there is increasing rights talk in sport.
Sisonke Msimang will be in coversation with Chris Wallace, speaking about her powerful and challenging new book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela, which charts the rise and fall-and rise, again-of one of South Africa's most controversial and influential political figures, the wife of one of the most famous activists of all time.
Professor Naila Kabeer, London School of Economics
5 April 2019 - 5:30pm
Trends in gender equality across the world suggest that there has been considerable progress on basic human capabilities of health and education that are conducive to women’s participation in the public domain.
This book reviews what was known as the Green Revolution in agricultural research from the 1940s to the 1970s and the recurring theme of the forgotten women farmers in all of these processes and that these technical advances were, and still remain, gender blind.