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Elizabeth Walsh
Elizabeth Walsh International Producer, Europe
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.
Paulina Reiter
Paulina Reiter Wysokie Obcasy, Global
Marriage is hard because remaining mindful of loved ones is not easy. Israel’s most famous living author, Amos Oz, shares his thoughts on love and and the importance of laughter.
Elizabeth Walsh
Elizabeth Walsh International Producer, Europe
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?
Agnieszka Jucewicz
Agnieszka Jucewicz Wysokie Obcasy, Global
"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!”
 Cathrin Kahlweit
Cathrin Kahlweit Sueddeutsche Zeitung, United Kingdom
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.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
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.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
Anger gives us the power to say: “I disagree” and leads us to a deeper understanding of ourselves. Psychologist Danuta Golec explains how to use anger wisely without hurting ourselves or others.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
Though her dystopian books describe a future that is getting closer and closer to reality, Atwood is not a prophet. Just well read and realistic. And she says we’re headed for trouble.
Alexandra Borchardt
Alexandra Borchardt Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
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
Anna J. Dudek
Anna J. Dudek Wysokie Obcasy, Global
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.
Lea Berriault
Lea Berriault NewsMavens, Europe
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.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
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.
Elizabeth Walsh
Elizabeth Walsh International Producer, Europe
Incredibly, we STILL need collective action to win reproductive freedom in Europe. It's time to start coming out with our abortion stories.
Alexandra Borchardt
Alexandra Borchardt Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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.
Ivett Körösi
Ivett Körösi Nepszava, Hungary
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.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
Anne Applebaum, Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer-Prize winning historian, explains what it will take for the European women’s movement to go to the next level and what European story she is observing most closely.
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
As illiberal governments in central Europe strengthen their hold on power, pro-democratic movements are getting creative in their attempts to rally support and maintain pressure.
Guest Mavens
Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
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.
Editorial Team
Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
Newsmavens curators have collected examples of initiatives, ideas and actions in their countries which have moved the dial on important issues that many regions are facing. Explore the list and note the red flag.
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