Exposing Gender-Based Violence: A Necessary Wake Up Call

Exposing Gender-Based Violence: A Necessary Wake Up Call

For years we have known that gender based violence was, regrettably, commonplace within the hospitality and tourism industries.  Some of us might have called it by a more casual name, but how women experience it is as violence.  Ignored by too many who side with the customer or the manager and with too many employees too scared to report it, a blind eye can no longer by turned.  CABI has published Tourism and Gender-Based Violence: Challenging Inequalities, which exposes the…

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BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION: TOURISM AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION: TOURISM AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

We invite you to joins us in celebrating the publication of Tourism and Gender-Based Violence on the 30th of September at 4pm (UK time). The launch of the book edited by doctors Paola Vizcaino, Heather Jeffrey and Claudia Eger will include dialogue with contributors, editors and grassroots organisations. As gender remains a marginal area of scholarly activity within tourism, it is perhaps unsurprising that gender-based violence has been largely overlooked. The edited book is a timely addition to the existing…

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Summer Conference Season

Summer Conference Season

This summer our associates have been busy presenting research at a number of international conferences on the topic of gender and tourism. We feel it is time to celebrate women who are working to promote research into this area and change the status quo of male-dominated conferences. At the beginning of the summer, our director Dr. Stroma Cole and our associate Dr. Hazel Tucker organised a session on Gender and Tourism Power at the ISA World Congress of Sociology in Toronto. The…

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