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Congratulations to Revd Canon Mpho Tutu and Professor Marceline Van Furth

  A wonderful breath of fresh air sweeps across the channel to the isles of Albion this New Year’s day 2016, with news of the marriage of Canon Revd Mpho Tutu and Professor Marceline Van Furth in a small civil … Continue reading

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To hug or to hold? the art of shaking hands in a bro hug age.

To Hug or to Hold? Women Need To Stop Hugging At Work And Start Shaking Hands – this post by Grindstone.com got me thinking. The essential thesis of the Grindstone piece is that for women in the North Atlantic zone to … Continue reading

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Bridenapping – a new twist on an ancient patriarchal art

  Today’s Independent has a piece by Emily Duggan in which she reports on the existence of a scarcely reported phenomenon of bridenapping in over 17 different countries.  The UN spokesperson Aminata Touré, chief of the Gender, Human Rights and … Continue reading

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