Stories about Women & Gender from October, 2017
The theatre was built in the late 19th century with the wealth from rubber exploitation in the Amazon, which brought devastation for the indigenous communities in the forested region.
"Education is the antidote to the Taliban: education is tantamount to freeing the minds from the cages of extremism and bigotry."
Neta, a comic strip about a young woman who works as software engineer, has become a fixture of Macedonian tech culture.
"Some people believe that it is the revival of old tactics of New Delhi, creating fear psychosis in the public to divert them from the sentiment of freedom."
"#IfTheyKillMe I'm sure it will be for having been to a concert or to the theatre at night, I'm sure it will be my fault for enjoying my life."
The then-unmarried Burceska had revealed she was pregnant in her Eurovision introductory video. The move was controversial in her home country Macedonia, which has become quite conservative in recent decades.
"You have been blind to the facts that she was a victim of a child marriage and became a successful model and a biker without any support from the family"
"Not even in the period of the dictatorship was an exhibition with 263 works by 85 artists closed."
"In the Mother GAIA series, breastfeeding is symbolic of how mother earth provides for us, feeds and sustains us."
...when asked about verbal sexual abuse, one woman in Athens commented that “it happens so often that [she] doesn’t even remember any distinctive incident”.
"...it is giving voices to these indigenous women and not placing any judgement on the story they want to tell through this figure of Deer Woman."