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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.
Lessons from Europe: how to make progress in difficult times
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.
Survival strategies in modern Europe: babies, churches and the information war
We live in confusing times: churches create social media platforms, films disappear from the screen without warning, and policemen hire terrorists. NewsMavens unravels the most noteworthy threads out of this week's European media tangle.
Last week, farmers in southwestern France protested over threatened reductions in subsidies as France makes plans to reduce the number of "less favorable" agricultural areas. Most French news outlets ignored the story.
Saturday, an Italian extremist shot migrants in a racially motivated attack. Sunday, the participants of a children’s carnival in Croatia burned posters featuring same-sex couples. Even if they seem unrelated, the two incidents are part of a pattern.
What does the new year hold for European politics, the field of human rights, and the news media industry? As a unique collaboration between newswomen across the Old Continent, we offer a few theories based on what we observed in 2017.
Of course the year's biggest gender inequality stories of the year was sexual harassment in the post-Harvey Weinstein world, but 2017 was first and foremost a year of news about women fighting for rights at work.
#Media in 2017: the year we drove bullies out of the industry
Out of all the industries where sexual abusers were discovered, media is right up there with Hollywood in the leading role. Which could turn out to be exactly what we need to upgrade towards a more sustainable digital future.