gender equality


Femonationalism: Women’s rights for whom?

Although our societies are ever changing with an increasing number of women in positions of power and leadership, women are still underrepresented and more work needs to be done. Our world’s most respected institutions, such as the United Nations (UN), have put women empowerment up on their agenda. In fact, one […]


Thinking about our gender journey

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on 8th March, we reflect on society’s journey towards gender equality. Image by MAKY_OREL on Pixabay Simply put, in the words of the UN, gender equality is the “respect for human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to sex”. For […]


Confessions of a bad feminist

“We have this tendency to put visible feminists on a pedestal. We expect them to pose perfectly. When they disappoint us, we gleefully knock them from the very pedestal we put them on…Many women, particularly groundbreaking women and industry leaders, are afraid to be labeled as feminists. They’re afraid to […]


“Men men men men, manly men, oo hoo hoo, hoo hoo, oo… “

  As today marks “international men`s day” we dedicate this post to the men who run the (TEDxVienna-) show (together with us ladies). TEDxVienna has about 80 team members – only about 25 of those are men. But today we make sure to celebrate our very own minority. This world currently […]