The Outcry Sweeping Away Perpetrators and Authorities
In Greece it took dozens of femicides, such as the murder of Eleni Topaloudi, to mourn the victims of macho masculinity, like Vangelis Giakoumakis, as well as seeing Zak Costopoulos being brutally murdered. But despite the delay, the veil of silence is finally being shredded.
How Did You Manage To Win? Polish Feminist Questions Argentinian Women's Rights Activist
We made leaflets for the president saying "Alberto, you're late", in reference to a period coming late. The senators were saying that, now, we have the pandemic or the holidays to think about. But we wanted the law legalising abortion to be passed by the end of the year. Either we enter modernity, or we stay in the Middle Ages.
The Abortion Compromise Has Died, Long Live Secular Poland!
"Why should the state protect bishops from the anger of the faithful? If within just 30 years, the Church, with its hubris, hypocrisy and mercilessness, has created so many enemies? It is not a problem that should be solved by the secular state", argue Jarosław Makowski and Kazimierz Bem
Biden, Trump and Anti-Abortion Counterrevolution
The issue of abortion divides society not only in Poland. In America, 47 years after the legalisation of abortion, no other topic has provoked such heated debate in the election campaign. It will probably determine who becomes the president of the country on 3 November: pro-choice Joe Biden or pro-life Donald Trump
This Is a War that Is Turning Into a Revolution
"Get the fuck out!" – this is the main slogan of the protests. Short and concrete. There is no room for dialogue, compromise or agreement here. "Get the fuck out" means get the fuck out, not "let's talk". The protesters believe – and rightly so – that there is no one to talk to and nothing to discuss. The authorities have shown that all they can do is to harm
Women's revolution in Belarus: "I don't know if politics will change, but the role of women will change radically"
We talked to some of the women involved in the demonstrations against Lukashenko. Of all different ages and ideologies, some are organising for the first time through Telegram and others are veterans of the protests