Action Research Project

Since 2019, PRESAGE - Sciences P's Gender Studies Programme, has joined Women Forward International, a global platform for systemic change in international affairs education, reorienting research towards the principles of unity, collaboration, and service.

A Global Platform to Advance Women

Women Forward International is an action-oriented study programme for graduate students who want to bring about progress towards human unity in every field, from security, to technology, to business, to the arts.

PRESAGE - Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme is a member of the Women Forward International Network which includes the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Georgetown University, Stanford University, Harvard University, Columbia University and the National Defense University.

A Unique Team Project

Each year, Women Forward International enables Sciences Po students to participate in organisations by partnering them with multilateral institutions, corporations and nonprofits on cutting edge research that advances women.

A team of first year Master's students is paired with an organisation to complete a field research, write a report and give recommendations on a specific issue related to women's rights.

2019-2020 Project: How Women’s Collectives are Transforming the Culture of West Africa

During the 2019-2020 academic year, five Master's students conducted an action research project for and with the NGO Equipop. Carolin, Chloé, Hannah, Inaïssa and Sofietou drew up an in-depth report on the collective actions of young feminists in French-speaking West Africa. In January 2020, they interviewed feminist activists in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Dakar, Senegal. Find out more.



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