Feminism needs ambition to achieve change, but for the sake of appearing ‘nice’ and non-threatening, activists have to dedicate much effort and emotional labour to soothing their critics’ fears.
MeTooEP: Rooting Out Sexual Harassment in the European Parliament
The political sphere has also been a focal point of sexual harassment allegations, and in the European Parliament, a group of young feminists are determined to fight back.
Abortion Debate in Malta: between Progress, Catholic Morality and Patriarchy
Upholding Malta’s abortion ban is a way of asserting national moral righteousness. But what kind of morality does this entail and what does it mean for women?
[LISTEN] Discussing Abortion: on the Limits of Choice, Individualism and Protecting the Vulnerable
Raisa Galea, Andrea Dibben and David Zammit reflect on the abortion debate in Malta.
[LISTEN] Who’s Afraid of Feminism? | with Mario Vella
Raisa Galea talks to Mario Vella, the frontman of cult band Brikkuni, about his alleged aversion to feminism, #metoo movement and gender equality.
[LISTEN] On Regretting Motherhood
The perfect, romanticised version of motherhood—the ‘motherhood myth’—needs to be dismantled. Women who are childless by choice are controversial, but women who regret motherhood…? This is the ultimate taboo.
[LISTEN] Maltija / Maltese
A poem by Nadia Mifsud, read by Maria Theuma.
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