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Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Rio Olympics 2016 was one of the biggest events this summer that captured the world’s attention. What we saw is a competition between countries that win more medals, but inside every sport and country has different story. One such story is about a young Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte who won all possible champions in the world, but surprisingly returned […]

A Feminist State of the Union

A Feminist State of the Union

On September 14th, Jean Claude Juncker, on behalf of the European Commission, reviewed a year of EU achievements and outlined his action plan for the next twelve months in the much anticipated “State of the Union” speech. We, 52 young feminists, representing 22 diverse European countries, have written our response – a feminist State of the Union.

#AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 3

#AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 3

Claire is attending this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. She’s blogging about intersectionality, how race operates as a dynamic, racism in the feminist movement, and white privilege. Today she talks about the weekend at the AGORA young feminist summer school

#AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 2

#AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 2

Claire is attending this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. She’s blogging about intersectionality, how race operates as a dynamic, racism in the feminist movement, and white privilege. Today she talks about the first part of the AGORA young feminist summer school

#AGORA16 – During Feminist Summer School, Part 1

#AGORA16 – During Feminist Summer School, Part 1

Claire is attending this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. She’s blogging about intersectionality, how race operates as a dynamic, racism in the feminist movement, and white privilege. Today she talks about arriving in Brussels.

The Flemish Green Party – do they practice gender mainstreaming?

The Flemish Green Party – do they practice gender mainstreaming?

The Flemish Green Party in Belgium is a political party which aims to be inclusive and diverse in its goals and policies. But is it as progressive as party leaders want us to think? The party already successfully practices environmental mainstreaming – is the same true for gender mainstreaming? An analysis.

Before #AGORA16

Before #AGORA16

Claire is attending this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. She’s blogging about intersectionality, how race operates as a dynamic, racism in the feminist movement, and white privilege. In this series of posts she describes her experiences at AGORA

“Stop bawling” – Obstetric violence in Hungary

“Stop bawling” – Obstetric violence in Hungary

Giving birth can be a traumatic experience: hospitals are crowded, doctors don’t have time to, or cannot, respect the desires of the women giving birth. A discussion with Pálma Fazakas, a Hungarian activist for obstetric rights

Gender-sensitive education: “gender madness” or liberation from gen...

Gender-sensitive education: “gender madness” or liberation from gender stereotypes?

A child’s education is vital in forming who he/she will become as an adult, these formative years can be especially important in how children will perceive gender in the future. How can we start from a young age to break gender stereotypes and pave the way for a completely equal society? The taboo-ed gender-sensitive education could be the answer; but what really is it and how can it help create a feminist education?

Confessions of a meat eating feminist

Confessions of a meat eating feminist

Are women’s and animal rights inextricably linked? Should feminists abstain from consuming meat and dairy products and if they don’t, does this make them hypocritical?

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