Diese Umfrage wird von Freiwilligen im Europäischen Freiwilligendienst der Bildungsnetzwerk Magdeburg gGmbH im Rahmen des Medienprojekts “W-Power: Women’s voices in Europe”/ “W-Power: Frauenstimmen in Europa” offline und online durchgeführt. Alle Ihre Antworten bleiben anonym und werden nur für – auf den Forschungsergebnissen der Umfrage-Auswertung resultierenden – Artikel verwendet, die unter wpowereurope.wordpress.com veröffentlicht und während öffentlicher… Read More Umfrage zum Thema Sexismus und Geschlechterungleichheit unter Magdeburgern und Magdeburgerinnen
Life and works Sarojini Sahoo was born on January 4th, 1956, in Dhenkanal, Odisha (formerly Orissa), in East India. She is a bilingual feminist writer. She holds a MA and PhD degrees in Odia Literature and a Bachelor of Law from Utkal University. She is also an associate editor of an Indian journal AGE and… Read More Portrait of Women: Sarojini Sahoo
One color: black. One slogan: Time’s Up. During the Golden Globes ceremony held on Sunday, January 7th, black was the color of protest, as attendees called for speaking up against sexual abuse. The participants just had to wear a black outfit to express their support towards sexual abuse victims and to stand up for gender… Read More Time’s Up: wearing black to protest against sexual abuse
At 83, Gloria Steinem has been an unfading feminist symbol for more than 50 years, from the moment she gained renown for going undercover as a Playboy Bunny to the impassioned speech she made on the stage of the Women’s March on Washington. Gloria Steinem (born March 25, 1934, U.S.) is a writer, lecturer, political… Read More Portrait of Women: Gloria Steinem
French language is known for being quite difficult to be changed. Despite the obvious fact that any language evolves with time, French still has a hard time to accept new words and rules. The Académie Française (French Academy) is an institution that was created in 1635 in order to protect the French language and to… Read More Is French a sexist language?
The next heroine of our rubric “Women’s Portraits” is the Ukrainian modernist writer and feminist Olha Kobylianska. She was born on 27 November 1863 in the family of a minor administration worker of Ukrainian noble descent from Central Ukraine. Olha was the fourth child of seven of Maria Werner and Yulian Kobyliansky. One of her… Read More Portrait of Women: Olha Kobylianska
Two weeks ago, Miss France 2018 was elected. And then I realized something terrible. I will never be able to become Miss France.
Meet Marley Dias, the 12-year-old Black girl who launched the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign.
Whereas for every 15 movie directors, there is just one female, filmmakers of all genders continue to explore new representations of women in cinema. Before the Christmas holidays, we decided to revisit some films that deconstruct gender identity, explore issues pertinent to women, their stories, and challenge the patriarchy. We will be grateful if you… Read More Eight Movies to Challenge the Patriarchy
To continue the series of publications about famous women who fought for women’s rights worldwide, we write today about British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement Emmeline Pankhurst. Emmeline Goulden was born in 1858 in Manchester. Being the eldest daughter of 10 children, she grew up in a politically active family. Her… Read More Portrait of Women: Emmeline Pankhurst