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".
14 Nov 2017
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.
9 Nov 2017
history help us now?
Are we doomed to repeat history’s greatest mistakes? In an opinion piece for Gazeta Wyborcza, Anne Applebaum implies that there’s no getting around it. It’s happening right now in Russia, China, Germany and the US. Do you see it in your country too?
6 Nov 2017
Malta mourns after the killing of a visionary journalist
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a journalist and blogger who focused on people in power, was named one of the 28 people shaping Europe’s future in 2017 by Politico. On October 16, she was killed in a car explosion.
3 Nov 2017
Freedom of the press in danger: 930 Journalists killed over the last decade
On average, one journalist gets killed every four days. Records show that violence against journalists and other media representatives is on the rise.
2 Nov 2017
Slapping a woman in labor is acceptable medical procedure?
Many women hoped that a new documentary would change the reality of the maternity wards. Now it looks like their voices do not matter.
30 Oct 2017
When judges tell fairy tales about domestic violence
A former Slovak MP has been let off domestic abuse charges by a judge preaching dated myths, about how all marriages have their problems.
26 Oct 2017
Estonia's ex-PM accused of sexual harassment
One of the most popular Estonian politicians, the cover boy of the leading Reform Party, the shining example, ex-PM Taavi Rõivas, has been accused of sexual harassment. How will he come out of this?
26 Oct 2017
Bullying -- naming a blind spot in Hungarian youth culture
Bullying has always been present in youth communities but only recently did it become clear that it is not an inevitable part of growing up. Educating children on how to recognize abuse and teachers how to help has only just begun.
25 Oct 2017
Let them shoot guns -- Hungary invests in education
If shooting does become part of the curriculum -- mandatory or otherwise -- the country will face a huge danger: the militarization of children.
19 Oct 2017
Don't know anything about Rohingya women's desperate situation? Most people don't.
In a world, where Rohingya ethnic cleansing isn't front page news, it is unlikely that the raped women of this minority ever will either.
29 Sep 2017
Something more needs to be done about domestic violence in Austria!
It saddens me every time I read about another case of severe domestic abuse or violence and it angers me when I learn that it was not the first time and that it probably could have been prevented.
26 Sep 2017