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Monthly archives for January, 2016

Women and the Economy: Why women becoming CEOs might not be the bes...

Women and the Economy: Why women becoming CEOs might not be the best benchmark for feminism

Latvia is praised as a country where 36% of leading positions in private business are occupied by women. As an intersectional feminist, our author however can’t but notice that the ruling ideology in Latvia is not friendly to women of humble backgrounds.

(Un)Equal Parents? Combining family and work in Poland

(Un)Equal Parents? Combining family and work in Poland

Childcare and housework are still almost exlusively taken on by women in Poland. Contrary to popular belief, the problem is very deep-rooted in Polish society. Four factors are the main reasons for this.

“In Turkey, girls aren’t raised to be heroines”

“In Turkey, girls aren’t raised to be heroines”

“Mustang”, a movie about young girls’ oppression in Turkey, has been nominated for the Oscars in the category “Best Foreign Language Film”. An interview with its director, Deniz Gamze Ergüven

On slut-shaming – the case of Estonia

On slut-shaming – the case of Estonia

A change for the better has recently taken place regarding the quality of Estonian web-based counselling on sexual rights: A counsellor figure notorious for his slut-shaming advice is no longer active. But what is the societal and cultural underpinning of the phenomenon of slut-shaming?

Women and Work: The decision to have a child whilst pursuing a care...

Women and Work: The decision to have a child whilst pursuing a career in the UK

The UK maternity policy seems particularly sympathetic to women. However, there are constraints at play which limit their freedoms once they become mothers.

January is for… women and the economy

January is for… women and the economy

This month we continue our thematic articles. Still following the Beijing Platform for Action themes, we are talking about women and the economy.

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