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?
“#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 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.