L’utopie libérale du service sexuel

Vouloir la légalisation de la prostitution implique de nier sa dimension sexiste, mais aussi de gommer les rapports de forces sociaux et économiques particulièrement violents qui y sont à l’œuvre. par Mona Chollet Les « travailleurs du sexe » qui militent pour la légalisation de leur activité insistent souvent sur le fait qu’ils sont indépendants …

Μπορεί ένα βερνίκι νυχιών να σε προστατέψει… από το βιασμό;;

The recent announcement that four male college students have invented a nail polish allegedly capable of detecting the presence of date rape drugs in a drink has, understandably, been controversial. Many critics have rightly argued that a personal detection tool like “Undercover Colors” runs the danger of feeding into rape culture by placing the responsibility …

War, social crisis and Greek women

There has been a large participation of feminists in European Left’s Summer University, that took place in July 23-27 ner Berlin. EL-Fem, the party’s section about Feminist policy, hosted 4 workshops, in cooperation with women’s organizations and activists from all over Europe: Genderday: Feminizing of class-struggles – feminist resistance Women from Greece, Poland, Ukraine, Denmark, …

Is the decline in topless sunbathing a backward step for feminism?

Covered up or exposed, the female body continues to provoke debate. We discuss how women negotiate a political minefield  Agnès Poirier, French political and film journalist After shocking the world in the 1970s by baring their breasts on the beach, French women are said to be covering up. Au revoir topless sunbathing, says Elle magazine, …

Amira Hass: Israel’s moral defeat will haunt us for years

By Amira Hass | Jul. 28, 2014 If victory is measured in the number of dead, then Israel and its army are big winners. From the time I wrote these words on Saturday, and by the time you read them on Sunday, the number will no longer be 1,000 (70-80 percent civilians) but even more. How many …