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Lea Berriault-Jauvin
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Sexist toy promotes misogyny in Croatia

A paddle promoted as a gift toy -- with instructions to use it for disciplining women -- is stirring up controversy in Croatia, causing one chain store to take it off the shelf.
Lidija Pisker recommended by Lidija Pisker NewsMavens, Southern Europe
25 Jan 2018 Southern Europe

Italian women have a plan to end gender-based violence

A notorious Italian feminists group is sick of hearing that violence against women is a private matter or a one-time mistake. To them, the phenomenon is deeply rooted in our culture. They are planning a global women's strike.
Cinzia Sciuto recommended by Cinzia Sciuto MicroMega, Italy
30 Nov 2017 Italy

Hungarian government unwilling to take a stand against gender violence

Hungary is led by an administration whose members imply, both in speech and actual policy, that the main duty of women is to give birth (to as many children as possible -- definitely more than one), and obey their husband.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
28 Nov 2017 Hungary

Sexual violence -- statistics are easy to ignore

It seems that in the past months, the public has finally discerned the true dimensions of sexual violence. Yet statistics on the subject speak for themselves. And they have been around for a long time. We just refused to face them.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
27 Nov 2017 Austria

Rebalancing power could prevent sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is one of the most common forms of the abuse of power. “If more women run the show, men aren’t going to act like such animals. They’re going to have women reminding them to be better behaved,” claims a Berkeley professor.  
Lydia Morrish recommended by Lydia Morrish WikiTribune, United Kingdom
27 Nov 2017 United Kingdom

Almost a quarter of Maltese women experience violence by age 15

Malta scored high in the EU's Gender Equality Index but way below average in the domain of violence. A study shows that in 2014 over 31,800 women experienced gender-based violence. 
Daiva Repeckaite recommended by Daiva Repeckaite NewsMavens, Malta
27 Nov 2017 Malta

Austrian Ski Association in the 1970s -- When rape was commonplace 

It’s been difficult to look forward the joys of winter, lately. The subject of sexual violence continues to dominate headlines, as two ex-professional skiers share stories of abuse dating back to the 1970s.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
26 Nov 2017 Austria

No silver bullet can end sexual violence in India

There has been a marked increase in European awareness of sexual violence in India. Pressure from outside and from within India has brought change, but not a solution.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
9 Nov 2017 Austria
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