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Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor

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".
Joanna Wrózynska recommended by Joanna Wrózynska Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
14 Nov 2017 Poland

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

How can 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?
Zuzanna Ziomecka recommended by Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
6 Nov 2017 Poland

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.
Guest Mavens recommended by Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
3 Nov 2017 Europe

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.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
2 Nov 2017 Austria

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.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
30 Oct 2017 Slovakia

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.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
26 Oct 2017 Slovakia

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?
Marian Männi recommended by Marian Männi Eesti Ekspress, Estonia
26 Oct 2017 Estonia

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. 
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
25 Oct 2017 Hungary

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.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
19 Oct 2017 Hungary

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.
Zuzanna Piechowicz recommended by Zuzanna Piechowicz Tok FM, Poland
29 Sep 2017 Poland

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.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
26 Sep 2017 Austria
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