Before There Was #Metoo, There Was Anita

Marta Kolankiewicz, a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Gender Studies at Lund University, will sit down with RWI’s Anna Bruce after the screeningof the film Anita on Saturday night at the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. Anita is a documentary about Anita Hill, the lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the US…

Call for Proposals: Global Transformation Towards Gender Equality and Agenda 2030

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Network of Scholars on Gender, Sexuality and the Law (ALAS), Center For Human Rights i Pretoria and the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, invite activists, practitioners, scholars, and judges interested in gender equality and gender-based violence to submit individual…

“Nimble Fingers and A Slow Mind”

Documentary filmmaker Parsifal Reparato will travel to Lund on March 18 for the screening of his film, “Nimble Fingers,” during the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival in Lund. Parsifal left the corporate world to pursue documentary filmmaking. After coming to Vietnam in 2011, he wanted to learn more about the young men and women whom he…

Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar

Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Under the headline “Gender Equality in Sweden,” Melander Borg spoke about Sweden’s feminist foreign policy and the quota system. The Institute took the opportunity…

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“Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research methodologies in the vibrant capital city of Harare. A particular focus of this workshop was to, through targeted…