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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

grassroots technologies serve at-risk populations? How do existing policy frameworks seek to create nonviolent environments for online technologies, and in what ways do they fall short? What public infrastructures—like law enforcement, for example— are

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Paula MacDowell

innovative and somewhat unconventional since all the coresearchers were involved in designing the camp infrastructure and curriculum. They also had genuine opportunities to contribute their ideas and perspectives to the development of the research design

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

infrastructures generated by feminist-identified movements and practitioners often get lost in the official and popular record, despite their political significance and potentially transformative power” (240). This is certainly the case for girls whose activism

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Solveig Roth and Dagny Stuedahl

.] Fafo report 39, Oslo . Ludvigsen , Sten , Andreas Lund , Ingvill Rasmussen , and Roger Säljö . 2011 . Learning across Sites: New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices . Oxford : Routledge . McLeod , Julie , and Lyn Yates . 2006

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Carrie A. Rentschler

Young feminists use social media in order to respond to rape culture and to hold accountable the purveyors of its practices and ways of thinking when mainstream news media, police and school authorities do not. This article analyzes how social networks identified with young feminists take shape via social media responses to sexual violence, and how those networks are organized around the conceptual framework of rape culture. Drawing on the concept of response-ability, the article analyzes how recent social media responses to rape culture evidence the affective and technocultural nature of current feminist network building and the ways this online criticism re-imagines the position of feminist witnesses to rape culture.

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Negotiating Girl-led Advocacy

Addressing Early and Forced Marriage in South Africa

Sadiyya Haffejee, Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Lisa Wiebesiek, and Nkonzo Mkhize

infrastructure, and poor service delivery make daily life a struggle for many local families as the Okhahlamba Local Municipality (2015) recognizes. Loskop falls under the Amangwe Traditional Authority, and traditional gender and cultural norms, practices, and

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Shailendra Kumar Singh

infrastructure, Jio “scaled the overall Internet consumption in India by providing low-cost 4G Internet rates along with Jio smartphones” ( Mehta 2019: 5551 ). This aggressive approach has forced other leading telecom operators to reduce data prices substantially

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Resisting the Demand to Stand

Boys, Bathrooms, Hypospadias, and Interphobic Violence

Celeste E. Orr

infrastructure of the sex-segregated bathroom given the disabling outcome of surgery, but he also was experiencing a tremendous amount of pain, seclusion, and humiliation. The surgeries effectively denied Devore any semblance of “normal” childhood or boyhood

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Joan Njagi

representation. They can transcend infrastructural barriers to amplify the voices of girls and young women in challenging social norms that marginalize and exclude them, and define their agenda. They can influence social norms and public policies, even in rural

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Crossdressing Dansō

Negotiating between Stereotypical Femininity and Self-expression in Patriarchal Japan

Marta Fanasca

, infrastructure, and school organization. The improvement of women's status was considered a fundamental part of the process towards modernization ( Patessio 2013 ), and, from this perspective, girls’ schools were seen as places in which to mould perfect women