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Monthly archives for April, 2016

The link between mental health and inequality, gender-based violenc...

The link between mental health and inequality, gender-based violence and gender stereotypes

In April we celebrate World Health Day. How do inequality, gender stereotypes and sexism impact women’s mental health?

April’s theme: “Women and health” – the tam...

April’s theme: “Women and health” – the tampon tax

Did you know that in most countries in the EU, women are taxed for having their periods? As shocking at it may sound, the tampon tax is a reality.

In Latvia, conservative female MPs stand for anti-women policy. Can...

In Latvia, conservative female MPs stand for anti-women policy. Can quotas make it any better?

In many countries, quotas are used as an efficient measure to diversify politics. Egalitarian and female-friendly policy is closely linked to the number of female politicians. However, it should be carefully examined if making it easier for some women to enter the ruling class will improve social conditions for others.

Rightist women against human rights

Rightist women against human rights

As the extreme right gains momentum in Europe, it is striking to see that more and more of its leaders are female. How can the success of women like Marine le Pen (France) or Frauke Petry and Beatrix von Storch (Germany) be explained?

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