Feminism 1 + 364: On the Necessity of Feminist Foreign Policy

MARJAANA JAUHOLA / Academy of Finland Research Fellow, University of Helsinki / It is outmost important to create spaces for feminism in the spheres of foreign policy, debates around global security, and sustainable development. Foreign policy, security and diplomacy are not necessarily easy arenas, nor automatically welcoming, or inclusive. The question is about power, and who sets the agenda: Who speaks for whom? This power relationship does not only form in relation to gender but also to age, social and economic status, title or position, ethnicity, or even passport, or lack of it.