In the third of a series of reports contributed by Cambridge researchers, geographer Dr Sarah Radcliffe describes her work with women from impoverished indigenous communities in Ecuador.
Boys and action comics go together like Batman and Robin – but how are girls represented in comics? Sociologist, Casey Brienza, investigates the male world of the action comic and looks at the depictions of female characters.
Cambridge academic Dr Andrew Tucker champions a direct approach to challenging the homophobia that destroys so many lives in South Africa. He has helped to set up a hard-hitting healthcare campaign that encourages a radical change in attitudes within the country’s most deprived communities.
The total amount of work done by men and women in the UK is roughly equal, but the bulk of unpaid work is still done by women rather than men. Jacqueline Scott’s research examines the societal causes and consequences of that problem and how, slowly, the situation may be changing.