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Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor
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Meet the young woman leading anti-corruption efforts in Slovakia

Meet the young woman leading anti-corruption efforts in Slovakia

Zuzana Hlávková, age 27, is a whistleblower who exposed misuses in media campaigns for the Slovak EU Presidency.  She has just been recognized for bravery and civil activism.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
20 Nov 2017 Slovakia
The 12 women who stood up to thousands of nationalists

The 12 women who stood up to thousands of nationalists

When 60,000 marched to celebrate Polish independence on 11 November, 12 women rose to face them with a sign that read "Stop Fascism".
Joanna Wrózynska recommended by Joanna Wrózynska Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
14 Nov 2017 Poland
Bitch doctrine -- Laurie Penny on feminism and being an activist

Bitch doctrine -- Laurie Penny on feminism and being an activist

In her new book, Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults, Laurie Penny explains why entitlement thinking leads to sexual violence. And why her patience with men as a "social phenomenon" is slowly running out.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
13 Nov 2017 Austria
Meet the women who shape Brussels

Meet the women who shape Brussels

As we observe the lack of gender parity in EU institutions, we can either scold the organizations or strengthen the women who made it in Brussels against all odds. Politico just did the later.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
10 Nov 2017 Europe
Gloria Steinem on what's important for modern feminism

Gloria Steinem on what's important for modern feminism

The fact that now, for the first time, there are fewer females on planet Earth than males, tells us that the dangers of physical annihilation, or the occupation of our bodies, are the ones that cover the most ground.
Lydia Morrish recommended by Lydia Morrish WikiTribune, United Kingdom
6 Nov 2017 United Kingdom
Film director Kasia Adamik: everything is political in Poland now 

Film director Kasia Adamik: everything is political in Poland now 

Her childhood was far from ordinary. Daughter of Polish cinema’s power couple, she grew up in a home filled with leading artists and intellectuals. Today, a director herself, Kasia Adamik discusses her relationship with Poland.
Martyna Kraus recommended by Martyna Kraus Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
2 Nov 2017 Poland
Busting the myth of gender equal start-ups

Busting the myth of gender equal start-ups

Mathilde Ramadier explains why codetermination, flat hierarchies and equal rights are often just empty promises in the start-up world.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
1 Nov 2017 Austria
The masterminds behind political Islam

The masterminds behind political Islam

Saïda Keller-Messahli, a writer and human rights activist, describes the close connections between the mosques in Austria, Switzerland and Germany and accuses authorities of being naive about the threat of jihadism.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
27 Oct 2017 Austria
Bing's only user

Bing's only user

Abolishing competition is a natural reaction for any company that has the possibility to do so, and it is our role as a society to safeguard the rights of the consumers by preventing -- or punishing -- this behavior.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
26 Oct 2017 Europe
Women to blame for male contempt?

Women to blame for male contempt?

This wave of feminism in Poland has obviously hit a nerve. Polish men are losing control over their thoughts and arguments.
Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk recommended by Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
18 Oct 2017 Poland
Where there’s a will to counteract radicalization, there’s a way

Where there’s a will to counteract radicalization, there’s a way

As Belgium confronts the problem of foreign and 'homegrown' terrorists , headmistress Karin Heremans has emerged as one of the leading figures in the debate. She warns that teachers have no tools to disassemble radicalization in schools.
Marjan Justaert recommended by Marjan Justaert De Standaard, Belgium
16 Oct 2017 Belgium
The unexpected leg hair scandal

The unexpected leg hair scandal

Swedish artist, model and photographer Arvida Byström has become the victim of online sexual harassment after posing for an ad with unshaven legs.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
11 Oct 2017 Austria
THE WOMAN WHO WAS LET IN TO A DICTATOR'S SECRET VILLA

THE WOMAN WHO WAS LET IN TO A DICTATOR'S SECRET VILLA

Why did this secluded man choose to let Nvotová into his villa with a camera? The film director doesn't know. But we are all eager to see what she discovered there.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
6 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Trump called her weak, but viewed from Europe, Carmen Cruz appears to have cleverly fooled him

Trump called her weak, but viewed from Europe, Carmen Cruz appears to have cleverly fooled him

Could it be, that when Carmen Cruz went on TV and said, "I cannot fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world cannot figure out the logistics for a small island," she knew EXACTLY what she was doing?
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
3 Oct 2017 Europe
What Europeans can learn from  the body positive yoga scene in America

What Europeans can learn from  the body positive yoga scene in America

Fat people were always told that there was only a certain kind of physical activity that they could do and that every sport they try is tied to weight loss.
Pauline Tillmann recommended by Pauline Tillmann Deine Korrespondentin, Germany
28 Sep 2017 Germany
Julia Reda is the hero we need

Julia Reda is the hero we need

Reda holds internet access to be as sacred as access to water and electricity. She also believes in a borderless, compassionate Europe. In short, she’s cool. But that’s not what makes her a hero.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
26 Sep 2017 Europe
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