MeTooEP and the struggle against male power inside the European Parliament

*Interview with Amelia Martinez Lobo, member of the MeTooEP, Parliamentary Assistant for PODEMOS Author: Penny Papaspyropoulou, Human Rights Expert Photo: Sergio Hernández Villarrasa   “What we need is to transform reality, to make the society and therefore institutions like the EP a safe place for women. We do not believe in merely imposing sanctions, our …

Social instead of Military Spending!

In the context of the international campaign «Poetry Against Arms» (http://www.poetry-against-arms.world/) and the Global Campaign on Military Spending (http://demilitarize.org/), we organized on Sunday 23/04/2017 in Athens, Greece, the action «Social instead of Military Spending», in front of the Greek Parliament, the organisations: World Without Wars and Violence (http://www.kosmosxorispolemous.gr/), Association of Conscientious Objectors (http://www.antirrisies.gr/), Service Civil …

Circles of Hell from Tahrir to Zagazig: When does the Normalization with Sexual Violence against Women End?

Joint Statement 6 Apr 2017 The mob-sexual assault that took place in the early hours of Friday 31 March 2017 in Qawmia area in Zagazig city in Sharkia governorate against a university student confirms the continuance of these crimes and their endemic nature in the Egyptian public sphere. The Egyptian state had adopted several policies …