Working alongside feminist activists, this project aims to investigate how grassroots mobilisation in the Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay) affects policy decisions and navigates intense gender backlash. I am also interested in right-wing counter movements and their use of social media.
Start date:October 2021
Research Topic:Womens Activism and Conservative Backlash in the Southern Cone
Research pathway:Global Language Based Area Studies
Research Supervisor:Dr Joey Whitfield and Professor Marysia Zalewski
Supervising school:Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC