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Rue-elles

Hey, I am Lena, and this article collaborates with my sending organisation from France, Intercultura.  The project’s name is a play on words with “ruelle”, which means “little street”.  “Rue” means “streets“, and “elles” is the subject pronoun for “she” in the plural. To understand better, I invite you to read on : “RUE-ELLES is a project that […]

Marie Curie – Portrait

Marie Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was born in Poland, November 7, 1867 in Varsovie. She grew up under the Russian occupation. Her father was a mathematics teacher and her mother a school teacher. She was a Polish and naturalized French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman […]

Women in Greece

The complicated explanation of an even more complicated question. In the past few decades, every country in the EU has lived a reform of gender roles, especiallywhen it comes to the opportunities and life stories of females. Apparently, women now canhave it all: in 2006 Greek Law 3488/2006 stated that from then on, women are […]

Climate change is not gender-neutral.

Wildfires, floods, sea level rise, droughts, food insecurity, climate refugees and so much more. All of this is a direct consequence of global warming, but we can still make a difference. We first have to understand the world to be able to change it. Let’s talk about climate change first. There are two types of […]

Random Radio Show #8: International Women’s Day

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Random Radio Show #8: International Women's Day
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In this shorter episode of Random Radio Show, we will celebrate awesomeness of our women and also mention some important women from the past and the present. International Women’s Day is here. Let’s celebrate 🙂

United Against Violence Towards Women

In 1999, the 25th of November was designated by the United Nations the «International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women».

Nowadays, on this date, campaigns are launched all over the world in order to raise awareness of this worldwide problem. Balkan Hotspot decided to join the cause and created a gallery of impactful images with some quite impressive messages and appeals. Take a look!