Tricia in Tanzania: Vibrancy and Hope

Wamboma womens collective sat in a meeting with EiT director Tricia Barnett

Equality in Tourism Director, Tricia has just returned from a long-awaited trip to Tanzania. After several pandemic-related postponements, she was delighted to be back and reconnecting with the incredible team that have kept our Empowering Women Farmers through Tourism work alive throughout the pandemic. So what do things look like for the women involved in […]

Tourism, waste and the circular economy: a gender lens

Marta Muslin talks about her ground-breaking work in Indonesia promoting plastic recycling and the empowerment of women I live in Labuan Bajo. I earn my living renting out a boat to dive companies. I am the coordinator of several NGOs including the Indonesia Waste Platform. When the pandemic hit it really took everyone by surprise. […]

Words from WAMBOMA: Regeneration and Reflection

In January, we heard from Elizabeth, the manager of WAMBOMA Cooperative who sent us updates from two farmers in Namwai village, Tumaini and Marry. Our last update on the project focused on resilience and hope in the face of COVID19. In this post, Tumaini and Marry reflect on how their lives have changed since joining […]

Volunteer with Equality in Tourism!

We are looking for two enthusiastic & dedicated volunteers to join our small team part-time. If you have experience with fundraising or academic research and are passionate about gender equality and women’s rights, we’d love to hear from you! To find out more about these positions, please visit our Get Involved page.

Tourism and Equality in a Post Covid-19 World.

At the end of last year, Chair and Trustee Dr Angela Kalisch gave a guest lecture to the Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism in Kolkata on ‘Tourism and Equality in a Post-Covid 19 World’ and the Role of Tourism Practitioners. Kalisch begins by outlining the vision of Equality in Tourism. She states the organisation’s […]

Book Launch Invitation: Tourism and Gender-based Violence

Tourism and Gender-Based Violence book

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 […]

Gender and transformative leadership to deliver SDGs

The Impact of Rwandan Women Leaders’ Contribution to Peace in Rwanda. Our Associate, Professor Shirley Randell AO from Australia was in the UK in July to give the graduation speech at the De Montfort University and speak at the Women Leaders in Education Across Continents Biennial Conference on ‘Ways of Seeing Women’s Leadership in Education’ […]

Unique Insights and Lively Discussions at the Symposium

On Thursday, 13 September, around 40 academics, tour operators, charity workers, consultants and public sector workers joined us at Intrepid Group‘s Brixton offices to hear from four speakers and discuss gender equality in tourism. Stroma Cole presented her new book Gender Equality and Tourism: Beyond Empowerment, highlighting a selection of personal stories of women around […]