HeForShe, Emma Watson and gender equality on Twitter 🕊

In my previous posts on #RESIST I’ve attempted to bring focus to issues found both inside and out of specific global south development contexts, more specifically those of norm-criticism and its possible (non)effects on the status quo; far-reaching consequences of alternative facts on social media; and pocket (smartphone) activism re: …

Is the idea of a new transnational feminist movement falling apart?

Part 4 of 4. What has happened after the successful international mobilizations for women’s rights on the International Women’s day (IWD) the 8th of March? While studying the activism on social media platforms of the two main actors of these mobilizations (the Women’s March on Washington and Women’s March Global …

The International Women’s day 2017: a global day of resistance in many ways

Part 3 of 4. The International Women’s day 2017 was according to the The Guardian, “one of the most highly charged and political International Women’s Days in living memory”[1]. Although a massive strike of women from paid-labour did not took place, as the organizers had promoted, there where some smaller …

To boycott or not to boycott, that is the question.

“All powerful social movement tactics have always been premised on a strategic analysis of what the media environment affords. Like it or not, the era of broadcast television has ended, just as surely as the era of broadsheets and pamphlets did. The digital era supports different tactics”.[1] I’m kicking off …