Η κρυμμένη ιστορία της γυναικείας εργασίας

by Louise Raw It’s generally assumed that the history of women in the workplace begins somewhere around the 1950s, with blips around the world wars. Before that, we’re encouraged to think of women as largely domestic creatures, with little to do beyond “feminine” chores. In this we have been misled — and deliberately so. Women …

Girls dressed as boys, from Albania to Afghanistan

1) Sworn Virgins: Men by Choice in the Balkans By Daphnee Denis “Sworn virgins” (burrneshas in Albanian) are Albanian women who decide to ignore their female identity and live as men in the Balkans. Photographer Jill Peters traveled to Northern Albania to meet and photograph these women.  The decision to live as men is more related …

Για ειρήνη με διάρκεια, ακούστε τις γυναίκες

by Aditi Bhaduri NEW DELHI: Anael, an Israeli friend of mine, recently put up this post on her Facebook page. It was a sketch of the Biblical Abraham, ready to plunge a knife into his little boy, and a hand intervening from behind. Below it was the following message: ‘A Call to All Women: Abraham …