Prepared by: Beat Sexism Belgium, From where I come from, this is a common statement used by people to justify the cheating and immoral behavior of men. I am well aware that moral is a social construction and what can be immoral for a person, can be business as usual for someone else. But how […]Read More “A small bucket of water can wash away a man’s sins, but a whole river is not enough to wash away the sins of a woman”
Women and men worked together across generations to help us secure the right to vote. Some are shared in history books, such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. A movement is created by a collective of brave rule breakers, and there are so many others who also helped pave the way for us […]Read More Untold Stories From The Suffrage Movement
Fathime Tibu, 26, is the youngest female coach of MTG United, the football league for Moving the Goalposts (MTG), a sport for development organization based in Kilifi, Kenya. She recently spoke to UN Women about her own journey, aspirations, and how sport is a powerful tool to empower girls. “I was only 12 years old when […]Read More From where I stand: “People said, how are you going to play football, you’re a girl!”
Prepared by: Albionë Sabedini, Beat Sexism Norway When I grew up to know what sexual assault and rape were, I was terrified. I didn’t get out of my house at night without being afraid of someone coming out from the dark and assaulting me. Since then, I have always researched as much as I could […]Read More Sexual assault and rape
Magi Camaj is a well-known Albanian Writer that has written many books so far. Besides writing books, she is also an Attorney, Author, Artist, Editor, and a songwriter. Camaj grew up in the Bronx, New York and she’s been writing ever since she was a little girl, starting at around 7-years-old. 1. How did you get […]Read More Women‘s Position In Literature With Magi Camaj
Today marks the menstruation hygiene day. It is an annual awareness day on May 28 to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management. It was initiated by the German-based NGO WASH United in 2014 and aims to benefit women and girls worldwide. The 28th was selected to acknowledge that 28 days is the average length of the menstrual cycle. […]Read More How does menstruation differ for women around the world?
A group of rapists and date rapists who were serving prison terms were interviewed on what they look for in a potential victim. Here are some frightening revelations. Keep in mind that these tips are regarding rape cases that are caused by strangers. Because as we know the majority of rapists already know the victim, […]Read More Through the eyes of a rapist