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PODCAST: The politics of domestic violence policy – Sohela Nazneen talks to Prof Diane Elson

6 February 2020

Listen to ESID researcher, Sohela Nazneen, in conversation with economist and gender specialist, Professor Diane Elson, for IDS podcast series, Between the Lines. They discuss the surprising findings of the book edited by Sohela on negotiating domestic violence policy in the Global South
Two key factors that matter for gender laws to be passed in the Global South are:
–  Understanding the balance of power between political actors. Women’s rights actors having awareness of this and responding strategically.
–  Informal networks of women including powerful women with links to domains of power.

Read the book for free on open access.