I was having a conversation about women’s rights with three other people. They were girls, and one of them (the annoying one) suddenly asked me “Giovanni, why are you such a feminist?” This question surprised me, I never thought of myself as a feminist and in that occasion, I couldn’t find the right words or […]
Gisèle Halimi, (1927-2020). She was an influential French lawyer, woman politician, author and a feminist activist who dedicated her life to the “Cause des Femmes” (The cause of women). She was born as Zeiza Gisèle Élise Taïeb on July 27 in Tunisia in 1927 to a poor conservative Jewish family at the time when the […]
Is Islam Feminist?
In this new episode of our podcast we address two very hot topics, feminism and religion.
We welcome our guest today, Weam Nafea, a dear friend who will explain us better what it means to be a woman for Islam.
From the precepts of the Holy Quran to the birth of Islamic feminism in Egypt, follow us on this all-female journey in which we will try to shed light on this debated topic, debunking myths and breaking stereotypes.
As a part of a global movement, a feminist group created a demonstration here in Thessaloniki. It took place on the 22nd of December. The movement started in Chile as a protest towards the government and police for not taking action for victims of sexual assault. The collective that goes by the name Las Tesis […]
We are happy to announce that our Balkan Beats’ 25th edition is now published. Just before Christmas – a time of family and traditions, our magazine is also dedicated to dialogue!