Feminists in Paris gave a name to invisible murders – Femicide! Féminicides: Les meurtres invisibles [EN/FR]

The feminist group INSOMNIA took a remarkable action in Paris on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Aujourd’hui, la violence masculine est la première cause de mortalité pour les femmes de 16 à 44 ans dans le monde. C’est pour ça que la nuit du 24 novembre, le groupe féministe INSOMNIA a mené une action symbolique d’ampleur en mettant 100 affiches dans les espaces publicitaires des abribus le long des grands boulevards parisiens.

A Brief History of Sexual Harassment in Finland in One Hashtag – Suomalainen seksuaalinen häirintä yhdessä hashtagissa [EN/FI]

This very term became a hashtag after a high-ranking police officer claimed that sexual harassment did not exist in Finland before the events of New Year’s Eve of 2015.

#lääppijä -tunnuksella merkityt kertomukset alkoivat kuvailla miten tavallista seksuaalinen ahdistelu on Suomessa. Häirintä ei ole uusi ilmiö.

Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Rio Olympics 2016 was one of the biggest events this summer that captured the world’s attention. What we saw is a competition between countries that win more medals, but inside every sport and country has a different story. One such story is about a young Lithuanian swimmer, Ruta Meilutyte, who won all possible champions in the world, but at the end of the Rio Olympics surprisingly returned to Lithuania without a single medal.