When entering a kindergarten class you notice groups of girls and boys that play with toys or each other. You notice how they are already playing with toys suitable for their gender. A boy grabs a doll and the teacher takes it away from him, giving him a transformer full of guns and gives the […]Read More A sexist society as a broken society
Men need to step up and actually help women out at home and at work. We need them to take active responsibility for their faults. We don’t want men to feel alienated and pointing a finger can feel counterproductive. But repeating “this is not just a women’s issue” over and over simply has not worked. […]Read More Gender inequality is a problem men created – now they have to help fix it
I decided to study a little more about our Laws that influenced our culture. A lot of these laws are discriminating women since it’s a 500 years old code of conduct – Even if the Kanun is not legal today, it is widely respected and still practiced in some parts of Albania and Kosova. Mainly in villages. […]Read More The Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini-set of traditional Albanian laws
Do women deserve to have equal rights with men? Yes. Does it say so in religion? Absolutely not. I should specify though, that not all religions depict women as inferior to men. But also that not even one religion believes in gender equality. Because of the recent attacks the world has started being more cautious […]Read More Women and religion?
Media plays a great role in social norms, human behavior and influencing people in their way of thinking. TV, internet, papers have a huge impact on the people nowadays. Medias have become a “show”, competing between each other on who gains the largest number of audience, disregarding morals and equality. Characters playing in this “show” […]Read More How media portrays wo/men daily
In every country around the world, women face multiple barriers and gender-based discrimination in the workplace. The discrimination sets in early—from the kind of education girls get or till which age, to the kind of work they are channeled into. In both private and public spheres, women face occupational segregation, and multiple barriers—such as lack […]Read More Remove the barriers
The feminist movement repeatedly declared dead by mainstream media is actually very much alive — and it’s online. The feminist blogosphere has become a space for social activism and encouraging change. And we LOVE IT! What is online feminism? The largest innovation in feminism in the last 50 years that harnesses the power of online […]Read More Online feminism