Backlash Against Feminism

Since the 19th century, Feminism has achieved many of its goals, including women’s suffrage, greater access to education, the right to initiate divorce proceedings, women’s right to own property, the freedom to plan their families and so on. While these…

One Three-Character-Long Word Describing Us All

In Finnish we have this thing called hän, IPA pronunciation [ˈhæn], which translates as both ’he’ and ’she’. Obviously, Finnish is spoken by Finns – a people whose idea of a sport is to carry the love of your life…

Human Rights Have No Gender, but Women Are Particularly Vulnerable – Laura Neijenhuis

In her introductory speech for the Women’s Rights Award 2016, Anne Brasseur, the president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, underlined how important fighting for Human Rights is. “Betraying and losing our values is betraying and losing…

What is the sense of fighting for gender equality focusing on the issues of one of the sexes? – Julia Rudenko

John Stuart Mill believed that until conditions of equality exist, no one can possibly assess the natural differences between women and men. Mill spoke about human rights in general with focus on voting rights for women. Mary Wollstonecraft encouraged women…