Whenever violence against women is discussed, someone inevitably asks, “but what about men?” This ‘whataboutery’ is usually directed solely towards those who speak out on typically women’s issues and ironically proves the importance of focusing on this particular form of violence.
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.
Society in general, and particularly Maltese society, is unkind to a woman who has an abortion. Why not show empathy rather than judgment? You do not know what a person is going through; you are not in her shoes.
From peace activists and workers to consumers of pink glittering glamour: postcards narrate the change of women’s roles in Russia for the past 65 years.
We call onto all women, LGBTQI persons and all individuals who feel the need to fight gender inequality to unify on 8th March and raise their voices: Stop Gender-Based Violence!