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Pictures from the European Women’s marches

Pictures from the European Women’s marches

Some impressions from the Women’s marches all over Europe

Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Rio Olympics 2016 was one of the biggest events this summer that captured the world’s attention. What we saw is a competition between countries that win more medals, but inside every sport and country has a different story. One such story is about a young Lithuanian swimmer, Ruta Meilutyte, who won all possible champions in the world, but at the end of the Rio Olympics surprisingly returned to Lithuania without a single medal.

The ideal female body – does not exist

The ideal female body – does not exist

There are a lot of stereotypes and standards that women are subjected to in their daily lives, but the question of how their bodies should look like is certainly one of the most important ones. The perception of the ideal female body is dynamic and can change through time and also vary between different cultures and societies – with the media playing an important role.

Lithuania’s Female President – the Baltic ‘Iron Lady’

Lithuania’s Female President – the Baltic ‘Iron Lady’

Dalia Grybauskaitė has been twice elected as Lithuania’s president and has been hailed as an influential female leader. A discussion of her career and achievements.

Can gender equality be achieved within sports?

Can gender equality be achieved within sports?

Sports, be it team sport or individual sport, has for a long time been a male domain. Since the First Wave of feminism in the late 19th, and early 20th century, this is changing. But when will women be truly equal in sports?

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