16 Days Campaign

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of the Violence Against Women. It’s also the first day of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Violence. During these 16 days, activists around the world organize many kinds of events to raise awareness about gender based violence and human rights. The 16 Days Campaign begins […]

Making Sense of Social Reproduction

Demographic fact: educated women have fewer children and have them later than uneducated women. And there have been a lot of demographic studies about the causal relationship between education and fertility. Most of these studies ask: how does education encourage fertility decline?  But there’s an interesting book that I just read that asks the why, […]