03.11.2016
Czech Society Continues to Discriminate Against Women

Lower salaries, more poverty, and discrimination – when will life for women in Czech Republic change?

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28.10.2016
A Constant Need for Vigilance

Joanna Maycock explains why women’s rights are first in the firing line in times of crisis.

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25.10.2016
A Discussion with the Polish Greens on Abortion and Women’s Rights

Leader of the Polish Greens, Małgorzata Tracz, talks to Eliana Capretti from the European Green Party about the ‘Black Monday’ protests and the fight for abortion rights in Poland.

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13.10.2016
A Conversation that Cannot Wait

A broad coalition seems to be gathering pace in Ireland, and extending far beyond the country’s borders, calling for a reform of Ireland’s abortion laws – the most stringent in Europe. A courageous campaign combined with a shift in public attitudes could mean real change is finally on the horizon.

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01.09.2015
An Extraordinary Protest Just Disappeared

An interview with Nancy Fraser on the role of marginalised groups in protests, the problems of Zuccotti Park and neoliberalism’s impact on environmentalism.

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18.03.2015
Observing elections in Honduras – a tool for the EU to promote human rights

Since 2000, the EU has deployed about 140 election observation missions. Below you can read my experiences as EU EOM-Chief Observer for the 2013 general elections in Honduras.

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28.05.2014
Sweden: Green/Feminist Victory but also Extreme Right-wing Success

The polarised results of the European elections seem to indicate that new kinds of parties are replacing the traditional parties. This phenomenon was visible in Sweden, but also in many other countries across Europe.

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01.05.2014
Improving LGBT Rights in Times of a Conservative Reaction

An interview with Austrian Green MEP Ulrike Lunacek, who addresses LGBT issues and EU enlargement to the Eastern European countries.

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16.04.2013
The Fast-Food Feminism of the Topless Femen

Blonde young women stripping off their shirts to protest for… women’s rights.

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01.12.2012
Equal to the Task? The UK’s Equality of Opportunity Legislation Under the Microscope

The UK has been a leader among EU member states in the promotion of equality of opportunity, with far-reaching duties in place in some regions since 1998. In practice, the jury is still out on whether the equal opportunities legislation has a real impact on the protected groups or simply creates one more administrative hurdle for policymakers.

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