women’s rights


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. The world’s most respected institutions, such as the United Nations (UN), have put women empowerment up on their agenda. In fact, one of […]


We should all be feminists! Or how to ride the fourth wave… 1

With the International Women’s Day on March 8 just around the corner I would like to encourage you all to think about what feminism actually means to you. To you personally, to you within your social and cultural sphere as well as to you as far as you daily communication and […]


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 […]


International Women’s Day 2016: Sisterhood @ TEDxVienna 2

Today marks International Women’s Day 2016 and therefore it is the perfect time for a little “girls-talk”… It has been a long time since our mothers, grand mothers and great-grandmothers fought for equality, for women’s rights in numerous departments and against women being objectified and dictated to by (a male […]