Pussy Riot : Interview Maria Alyokhina

Pussy Riot is a loosely-defined, mostly anonymous radical performance art collective from Russia, its members involved in various punk rock, activist theatre. Two of its members, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, became internationally famous in 2012 when three members of an all-female punk band were detained while attempting to perform in a cathedral of …

Greek Language and Civilization Lessons for Women of Greek or Foreign Descent

LYKEION TON HELLENIDON (LYCEUM CLUB OF GREEK WOMEN) HISTORICAL ARCHIVE SECTION Megaron Antonopoulou, Alexandras Ave. 4, Athens tel.-fax 210-82 27 703 Greek Language and Civilization Lessons for Women of Greek or Foreign Descent Academic Year 2018-19 Registration  on   Wednesday, October 3, 16:30-19:30 The lessons are free of charge. Registration fee: 10 euros. (The announcement is …

Five Reasons Migration Is a Feminist Issue

The needs of women and girl migrants are falling through the cracks. Izdihar, a Syrian refugee in Jordan. © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab UNFPA-April 9, 2018 – UNITED NATIONS, New York – International leaders are convening at United Nations Headquarters, New York, to discuss the critical issue of migration and human mobility, a megatrend that is reshaping the global landscape. …

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights

Saudi Arabia – Women Use Vibrant Twitter Activism for Rights Millions of women embrace social network to push for social reforms including abolition of system of male dominion By Liz Ford – March 28, 2018-The guardian  Women in Saudi Arabia are riding a “Twitter wave” of activism that they hope will lead to the abolition of a …

Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8 Months Under Plea Bargain,claims ‘no justice’ after ruling

‘No Justice Under Occupation:’ Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8 Months Under Plea Bargain She was arrested in December after a video showing her slapping an Israeli soldier went viral. Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman were sentenced to eight months in prison and a US$1,500 fine as their legal team accepted a plea bargain with military …