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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.

„Ne üvöltsön már annyira” – Szülési jogok Magyarországon

„Ne üvöltsön már annyira” – Szülési jogok Magyarországon

Fazakas Pálmával, aki egyesületével a szülési jogokért küzd, készült egy interjú, melyben beszámol arról, hogy milyen lehetöségeket lát arra, hogy egy egészségügyi rendszer jöjjön létre, mely a szülö nök jogait tiszteli.

,,Odzyskać wybór” – o prawach aborcyjnych w Polsce

,,Odzyskać wybór” – o prawach aborcyjnych w Polsce

Prawa kobiet w Polsce stały się niedawno niezwykle głośnym tematem w europejskich mediach w związku z planowanym znacznym ograniczeniem prawa do aborcji.

The dangers of menstrual health products

The dangers of menstrual health products

A woman’s menstrual cycle is significantly linked to the environment; disposable menstrual care products are produced using toxic chemicals, bleached with chlorine and end up on landfills as toxic waste. There are alternative products available but the international feminine hygiene brands don’t want us to know about them.

The Dark Side of the Net: Cyberstalking

The Dark Side of the Net: Cyberstalking

Currently, one in five women in the European Union have experienced stalking since the age of 15 – our author has been a victim herself. Nevertheless, not all EU countries have a clear definition of stalking. But what are the effects of cyberstalking on the victim? What are the current investigation practices and tendencies in Bulgaria? And what needs to be done to tackle the issue?

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.

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