A comparative study by the European Journalism Observatory (EJO) revealed this week what has been obvious all along, but now it has some tough numbers to back it up. 41% of all stories were written by men and only 23% by women.
5 sexual predators in Spain were sentenced for assault not rape. There and in 23 other European countries, rape laws do not include a provision for consent. Which can mean that if there was no violence, it wasn't rape.
On May 3, World Press Freedom Day felt like a call to action. With rising obstacles to freedom and threats of harassment, not only female journalists but all women have much at stake: who will be left to tell our stories if we are silenced?
"Lovely" women clean, mind the kids, run to work, come home, make dinner and stay up all night baking a birthday cake. Their bodies say: “Go to bed!” but their minds scream: “No! You can’t let anybody down, you’re nice, you’re lovely!”
The British home secretary Amber Rudd resigned shortly before Labour Day in the wake of a scandal that sheds an awful light on her, Prime Minister Theresa May and the whole immigration policy of the UK.
Ron Heifetz, one of the world's leading authorities on leadership, talks about the dangers facing those trying to lead great social change, and reveals lessons from the mistakes and victories of Martin Luther King.
That the media doesn’t seem to care much about the impact of Brexit on EU citizens is sad news for everybody who believes in the free movement of people, the exchange of talent and the mutual support Europeans should give each other.
It’s no accident that so many women are engaged in the struggle for nuclear disarmament and peace. Women traditionally take on the job of repairing the world after war. -- Beatrice Fihn, winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
Halla Tómasdóttir is pushing Iceland to the top of the gender equality index. When she ran for president, little girls hugged her posters at bus stops. Though she lost by a narrow margin, she celebrated like a winner.
Hungary spent most of the last decades trying to integrate into the West, but is this still what Hungarians want? Independent MP Zsuzsanna Szelenyi sheds light on some concerns following Viktor Orban's victory.
Tarja Halonen was called godless, a lesbian and a "girl", but she became president of Finland anyway. Or perhaps being a radical was exactly what helped her succeed? The former Lady President explains.
The loss of freedom in the digital age seemed inevitable even before the Cambridge Analytica leak. But now, Europe can use the scandal as an opportunity to create an alternative to Silicon Valley monopolies and Chinese state surveillance.
Scientists and governments are beginning to understand the devastating effects of loneliness. As two European nations pioneer programs to alleviate the isolation of their seniors, other countries would do well to watch and learn.
Women in Israel enjoy full empowerment, strict gender segregation and everything in between. Is a common standard of gender equality possible in Israel’s diverse religious and cultural landscape? Editors from P. See magazine share an insider's view.
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