Inclusion, Solidarity, and Social Movements: The Global Movement against Gender Violence

  title={Inclusion, Solidarity, and Social Movements: The Global Movement against Gender Violence},
  author={S. Laurel Weldon},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={55 - 74}
Women's movements are increasingly divided along lines of race, sexuality, ethnicity, and class. When such division obstructs cooperation, women lose their most effective advocates in the public sphere. How can movements overcome these divisions and improve their influence on policy and society? In some contexts, it seems that activists are able to overcome such divisions without denying politically salient conflicts. The transnational movement against gender violence, for example, mobilizes… Expand
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