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Tag: feminism

  • Democratic versus Abusive Feminism in India

    —Rosalind Dixon, Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Gilbert+Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW Sydney, and Surbhi Karwa, PhD Candidate, UNSW Sydney The Indian Parliament recently passed a constitutional amendment bill, the 128th Constitutional Amendment Bill (also called the Women’s Reservation Bill) reserving one-third of the seats in the House of People and state legislative assemblies for women. 

  • Abusive Feminism

    —Rosalind Dixon, University of New South Wales Last month, the Hungarian Parliament elected the country’s first ever female president, Katalin Novák.[1] Novák is a former minister for family policy and close ally of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. She is also young, telegenic, and happy to talk about her role as a wife and mother.

  • Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part III: A Feminist Rethinking of the Chilean Constitution?

    [Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Marcela Prieto Rudolphy, USC Gould School of Law[*] “El patriarcado es un juez, que nos juzga por nacer.