Sultan Hadaddeen also known as Queen Sultan on social media, is a 17-year-old activist and influencer in Norway. According to one of her TikTok videos, she came out as transgender at the age of 11. Since then, she has faced a lot of criticism. We have heard about the inequality women face every day in […]Read More Story of a transgender woman in Norway
There are a lot of Muslims involved in competitive bodybuilding. One of the most prominent is Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay, an Egyptian who recently won the coveted Mr. Olympia. Big Ramy is now the first non-American to win the Mr. Olympia title since 1998 when England’s Dorian Yates lifted the trophy. He is also the […]Read More The position of a female bodybuilder in Palestine
Prepared by: Pulkit Mahajan, Beat Sexism India “Man up” may seem like a harmless way to tell a man to step up to his responsibilities, to be strong, or to show fewer emotions, but the phrase itself implies that doing any of these things is gender-specific. Being a man myself, I’ve been told all of […]Read More I Don’t Want To “Man up” Anymore
Stížnost v její oficiální podobě včetně zdrojů a podpisů organizací naleznete zde:Read More Kolektivní stížnost
Zpráva studie dostupná zde: V rámci osvěty o fenoménu “cat-calling” a obtěžování na ulici byl neziskovou organizací Beat Sexism CZ, která se také zaměřuje na šíření povědomí o této problematice, vytvořen krátký dotazník. Obtěžování na ulici či pouliční obtěžování (anglicky street harassment) je forma primárně sexuálního obtěžování, které spočívá v nevyžádaných komentářích se sexuálním podtextem, […]Read More OBTĚŽOVÁNÍ NA ULICI A FENOMÉN “CAT-CALLING”
“May I write words more naked than flesh, stronger than bone, more resilient than sinew, sensitive than nerve.” – Sappho ( c. 630 – c. 570 BC) Poetry, like so many art forms, has a way of expressing the inexpressible and exposing human nature through musical rhythms, vivid imagery, and powerful metaphors. Throughout history, female […]Read More Contemporary Women Poets You Should Be Reading
Prepared by: Ferdiana Hoti, Beat Sexism Belgium While many Kosovar citizens have declared their solidarity with George Floyd’s family and the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S. that call for an end to racial inequality, most are at the same time closing their eyes to — or worse, laughing at — gender inequality […]Read More Should We Laugh At Sexist Jokes?
Prepared by: Blerta Sejdija THE OPPRESSIVE TRADE-OFF, SEEN THROUGH SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR’S LENS. “The destiny that society traditionally offers women is marriage,” wrote Simone de Beauvoir in her landmark book, The Second Sex, in 1949. Seventy-one years later, many women are subjected to the societal pressure that pushes them to choose between family and career. […]Read More KOSOVO WOMEN’S STRUGGLE BETWEEN FAMILY AND CAREER
Prepared by: Erona Kaciu, Beat Sexism UK The role of German women in Nazi Germany should be perceived through a different spectrum, from the old theory that they were merely victims and witnesses to an accomplice. An accomplice is ‘a person who helps another commit a crime’ thus I am not necessarily arguing that women […]Read More Why were women accomplices to the Nazi Movement?