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Estonian cross-country skier Kristina Šmigun-Vähi is free of doping suspicions 

Estonian cross-country skier Kristina Šmigun-Vähi is free of doping suspicions 

In 2014 -- nearly a decade later after Šmigun-Vähi won the gold in Torino  -- Russian media began to insinuate that she had used illicit drugs to get her place on the podium.
Marta Tuul recommended by Marta Tuul Eesti Ekspress, Estonia
14 Dec 2017 Estonia
Economist Marie Briguglio: culturally active citizens are happier

Economist Marie Briguglio: culturally active citizens are happier

Having studied the effects of Malta’s "festas," Briguglio notes that it's active participation that increases life satisfaction. “Those who are passive tend to experience noise, pollution and congestion,” she adds.
Daiva Repeckaite recommended by Daiva Repeckaite NewsMAVENS, Malta
11 Dec 2017 Malta
The woman who declared war on cancer

The woman who declared war on cancer

A career in science or a family? That is a choice Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot, scientist and professor of cell biology and oncology, had to make in Italy in the 1970s. After “Italy forced her” to make the tough decision, she chose science.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
1 Dec 2017 Hungary
Everyday sexism: now available as a comic book

Everyday sexism: now available as a comic book

French illustrator Emma has recently become an internet sensation thanks to her comics about everyday sexism. Women all over the world share her drawings saying they are a perfect depiction of reality.
Pauline Tillmann recommended by Pauline Tillmann Deine Korrespondentin, Germany
24 Nov 2017 Germany
Angela McRobbie -- Women are the modern faces of poverty

Angela McRobbie -- Women are the modern faces of poverty

"The slogan 'You can achieve anything' drives fear of failure as well as extreme forms of self-discipline. The vision of a perfect life ultimately leads to precariousness," claims the influential cultural scientist.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
24 Nov 2017 Austria
Dismantling civil war -- Why do neighbors start killing each other?

Dismantling civil war -- Why do neighbors start killing each other?

Writer Janne Teller warns that “either the moderates keep together [in Europe], or extremists will split us up.” As a scholar of the Balkan war believes that history is on the brink of repeating itself.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
24 Nov 2017 Hungary
Sexual abuse on Austrian ski slopes

Sexual abuse on Austrian ski slopes

A former Austrian ski champion speaks out about her time in competitive sports -- a story about pedophilia, violence and shame.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
22 Nov 2017 Austria
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
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