Angelika Hild is the founder and director of European Young Feminists. Originally from Germany, she is now living and working in Brussels. Angelika has experience in campaigning against street harassment and is specifically interested in the Europeanisation of national gender equality policies.
As feminists and women’s rights advocates must be inclusive and realise the diversity of persons that struggle against gender based violence and discrimination, and approach equality from an intersectional and norm critical point of view
StopBildSexism is a campaign fighting for the abolition of the “Bild girl”, a series of scantily clad women published in the daily German tabloid “Bild”. An interview with co-organiser Penelope Kemekenidou.
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?
The sexual assault of women on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and other German cities has caused uproar in German society. In the subsequent nationwide discussion, however, concern was mixed with hypocrisy, racism and – sexism
Germany has not yet ratified the Istanbul Convention but is reforming the law governing sexual offences following intense public pressure. However, it appears that the principle “No means no” will still not reign in Germany in the future.