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“Both women and men can be sexist!”

“Both women and men can be sexist!”

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.

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?

“#ausnahmslos” – Translations

“#ausnahmslos” – Translations

“#ausnahmslos” is an initiative launched by feminists after the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. We translated the text into several languages

The Cologne attacks: the media, the hypocrisy of politicians and wh...

The Cologne attacks: the media, the hypocrisy of politicians and what should be done next

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

When is rape recognized as rape? The case of Germany

When is rape recognized as rape? The case of Germany

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.

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