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Joseph Kwarteng has launched the first-ever research platform capture experiences of Misogynoir

Kiran Parmar, Tuesday 08 March 2022 | Annotate
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Joseph Kwarteng, a second-year PhD student in the OU’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMI), has launched Misogynoir Online, a website that invites Black women to share their stories of misogynoir by posting them on the platform.

The term ‘Misogynoir’ was coined in 2008 by Black feminist scholar Moya Bailey. It is used to describe the unique form of misogyny and racialised oppression of Black women.Joseph launched Misogynoir Online the day before International Women’s Day (8 March 2022) – this year’s theme is ‘break the bias.’

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