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Music

Playlist November 2020

Welcome to the November playlist of music exclusively by women and non-binary artists.

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opinion

Modern Day Feminism on Supporting Femininity

By Tamkeen Mir When I was in my early teens, I remember being a complete tomboy. I loved football, hated makeup, basically hated anything ‘girly’. To me, the definition of being cool was being ‘one of the guys’ because I thought it made me come across as tough and badass. Black was my favourite colour, […]

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News

What happened in October 2020?

Poland’s constitutional tribunal has ruled that abortion due to foetal defects is unconstitutional. The right-wing Law and Justice Party (PiS) government previously attempted to ban all abortions in 2016 but scrapped the plan following the Black Protest, when women nationwide took to the streets wearing black, with many striking on Black Monday. Poland is a […]

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Film review Film Screenings

Film review: Papicha

Papicha is a film by Mounia Meddour from 2019 co-produced by Algeria, Qatar, Belgium and France. “Papicha” in French from Algeria means “stylish girl”. The dramatic film tells the story of Nedjma, a student in Algiers. It happens at a time when in the 1990s Algeria was having a civil war. Nedjam refuses, however, to […]

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opinion

Sport x Menstruation: Moving while Bleeding

Do you remember the day that it started, having this red stain spreading up in your panties? What was the first feeling that came to your mind?Shame, pride, excitement, panic…? It has been the first sense of a long emotional roller coaster that came as a bonus of having this new cycle into your life.  […]

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News

What happened in September 2020?

Hello everyone, We will post every month a recap of the news related to gender and feminist issues around the world! The Covid-19 crisis has increased the number of girls forced to get married due to economic problems. In many countries, the girls often get married to sustain their family financially using the dowry, bringing […]