Can feminism really be a fix to current and future global crises?

By Njeri Kimotho There is a new buzzword in the development sector that promises a way to make the world better and development more inclusive: feminism. But how can one word be the response to so many global crises that the entire world is grappling with? Part of that answer is moving from the word to its application; Feminism is a commitment and it is … Continue reading Can feminism really be a fix to current and future global crises?

Discrimination and Healthcare Workers in Brazil. A Q&A with Brunah Schall

For the past year, Yarrow has been participating in the Gender and COVID-19 working group which brings together practitioners and academics from all over the world to look at the gendered effects of the pandemic and the lockdown measures.  One area the group has been particularly in focus is the way that race and gender intersect in the context of the pandemic. We know from … Continue reading Discrimination and Healthcare Workers in Brazil. A Q&A with Brunah Schall

Education, incarceration, and coronavirus in Brazilian women’s prisons

Incarcerated women are one of the fastest-growing groups in prisons worldwide. Women often face different needs and challenges than their male counterparts and inequalities in everything from access to education and vocational training to childcare and hygiene are increasing. In places with large inmate populations, programs are increasingly focusing on how to overcome these differences. Yarrow Global spoke to Chief of the Sector of Education … Continue reading Education, incarceration, and coronavirus in Brazilian women’s prisons