A New Dawn For Women’s Rights In India

In the early morning of January 2nd 2019 two middle-aged women visited an ancient Hindu temple called Sabarimala in Kerala, South India. They were transported there by ambulance, accompanied by police officers dressed as civilians, and they entered the temple through a side door. According to the Supreme Court of

“If He Beats You Then It Means He Loves You” – The Cultural Nature Of Gender-Based Violence In Belarus

When strolling around in Minsk, the collapse of the Soviet Union feels far away. Stalinist architecture, serious faces in the metro, Lenin statues and the symbol of the hammer and sickle everywhere make you feel small and as if the KGB are watching your every move. The substantial military presence

Jair Bolsonaro And The Voices Of Brazilian Women

The right-wing nationalist wave has reached Brazil. Political violence is sweeping across the country, causing threats, murders and assaults. The new president, Jair Bolsonaro, was himself stabbed during his campaign, something which only increased his support. Brazil is now facing the most dramatic political shift to the right since the

Argentina’s “Green Wave”: A Women’s Rights Struggle In Latin America

On June 13, 2018 the lower house of the Argentinian Congress voted in favor of a bill to decriminalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. Less than two months later, the upper house voted against the bill so abortion in Argentina remains penalized except in the case of

▶︎ Heroes and Villains – Live Show

The podcast is a recap of the live show from The Perspective Radio on the theme “Heroes and Villains”. The show starts with an introduction from Olga who also gives a brief overview of Julian Assange’s persona. She then opens up the topic for a discussion: should Assange, and whistleblowing