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For most of us, our gender still determines how we grow up, the kinds of jobs we have, who we can love, our health outcomes, and how much power and agency we hold. Yet, patriarchy seems to be on shaky grounds. What will we replace it with? How do we turn its gatekeepers into allies? How do we build a gender equal world, where everyone can be their authentic self? Explore what works.

Mauro A. Vargas Uría

Anil Patil

Tarek Zeidan

Regina Honu

Riccarda Zezza


Building a Bangladesh free of child marriage

Caring Is Our Super Power—Let’s Lead With It

Make Algorithmic Audits As Ubiquitous As Seatbelts

From rights to jobs: LGBTQ+ liberation in the Arab World

From Patriarchy To Inclusion: When Outrage Leads To Hope And Power-Sharing

Why We Need Data For Black Lives

February 24, 2021

Training Bystanders: The Pap Smear For Street Harassment

February 22, 2021

When Police Brutality And Digital Rights Collide – Lessons From Nigeria

February 22, 2021

Who Cares? Putting Carers On The Global Agenda

February 22, 2021

Traditional Fishers—The Unsung Heroes Of Ocean Conservation

February 10, 2021

Authenticity And Vulnerability—Keys To A Gender Equal Future

When Gatekeepers Become Allies, Everybody Wins

The Right To Information—A New Tool To Advance Women’s Rights

Outrage As A Precursor To Justice

November 25, 2020

Nothing About Us Without Us: Liberian Women Claiming Their Place

Seeing The Unseen: The Bias Of Algorithms

Yeshimabeit Milner on why we need data for Black lives
September 3, 2020

Lessons From The Rainforest: Human Health Leads To Planetary Health

Engage With The Signal: Why We Need To Do More Than Shutting Hate Speech Down

When Orders Get Cancelled

How a new generation of Bangladesh’s women-led factory workers, led by Fellow Nazma Akhter, is...

News Hour

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From Trans* visibility to liberation: building a gender equal world

Ashoka Live

June 16, 2021
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Young changemakers building a Bangladesh free of child marriage

Ashoka Live

June 2, 2021
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Motherhood as a Masters

Ashoka Live

May 5, 2021
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Addressing algorithmic bias & building better tech

Ashoka Live

April 21, 2021
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From rights to jobs: LGBTQ+ liberation in the Arab World

Ashoka Live

April 7, 2021
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Mutualism and the Next Economy

Ashoka Live

March 17, 2021
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Who Cares? Carers on the Global Agenda

February 10, 2021
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Gender Dialogues

November 18, 2020


How do we protect our rights? Update the law

What replaces Patriarchy? Partnership

Who are the gatekeepers? Make them allies

How valuable is care work?