Women on the verge: the essence of feminist struggle

By Ana C. Dinerstein and Sarah Amsler

The women’s march against Trump is not an exception. It signals an evolving tendency in feminist struggle and hints at what will come in the following decades.

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Vandals or Vanguards? Lagarde on youth in Senegal

(This blog was originally posted at https://mobilemoneysenegal.wordpress.com)

By Thibault Uytterhaegen

On February 10th 2015, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented a speech to the Senegalese national assembly in which she outlined several key objectives to ‘unlock Senegal’s potential, significantly roll back poverty, and secure a brighter future for its youth’ (1). The mention of youth is not incidental. In her speech, concerns over Senegal’s increasingly youthful population were voiced with a sense of urgency that denotes a widespread policy problem; how to deal with an abundance of young people entering the labour force with so little formal economic opportunities that await them?

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