Ailbhe Smyth: “We need a discussion about abortion on a pan-European scale, linked to a discussion about our democracy.”

How did Irish society move from a ban on abortion to a victory for women’s rights? What can be learned from this experience for the current feminist protests in Poland? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) talks to Ailbhe Smyth, feminist activist who played a central role in successful political campaigns on women’s

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Victoria Tesoriero: ”The struggle for women’s rights is a struggle for social justice.”

On the victorious struggle of women in Argentina to legalise abortion: What where the greatest difficulties? Which strategies led to success? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) talks to Argentinian sociologist and feminist activist Victoria Tesoriero.Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-FigatPolish journalist, expert in the field of Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Deputy editor of the

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Iran in the mirror of its movies

A look at the Iranian programme in the Bulgaria-based MENAR Film FestivalVladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania, which initially started as a Romanian language version of

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