The victory of the Weinstein verdict for the #MeToo movement will not have the same impact on women and feminism now that the coronavirus crisis has all our attention. Continue Reading
Alana Jeydel is an expert on women's movements and the impact of women in political institutions. She has co-authored “Participation and Protest” (Oxford University Press) with Sarah Henderson, which looks at the impact that women have had on politics via social movements, revolutions and political institutions, as well as the impact that politics has on women's lives via policies such as abortion, family leave, sexual harassment and pay, as well as addressing issues of particular concern to women in the developing world, like female genital cutting, rape during war, honor killings, HIV and education. Jeydel is currently a political reform consultant with the California Fair Political Practices Commission. She holds a PhD from American University.
Where does the #MeToo movement fit on the larger scale of women’s movements throughout history? Continue ReadingNovember 15, 2019