Feminism

‘Our bodies are our main weapon of resistance’: body positivity activist Miliyollie on fighting Russia’s beauty standards 

‘Our bodies are our main weapon of resistance’: body positivity activist Miliyollie on fighting Russia’s beauty standards 

Solar panels and selfies: how Polish artists are pushing back against ultra-conservatism

Solar panels and selfies: how Polish artists are pushing back against ultra-conservatism

Laid bare: nude photoshoot rallies support for Russian detained feminist illustrator Yulia Tsvetkova

Laid bare: nude photoshoot rallies support for Russian detained feminist illustrator Yulia Tsvetkova

‘We don’t have a hero yet’: the LGBTQ and feminist activists fighting for liberation in the Caucasus

‘We don’t have a hero yet’: the LGBTQ and feminist activists fighting for liberation in the Caucasus

The story behind the 70s samizdat that launched late Soviet feminism

The story behind the 70s samizdat that launched late Soviet feminism

Romanian writers condemn ban on gender theory in schools and universities

Romanian writers condemn ban on gender theory in schools and universities

Activists speak out about Russian artist Yulia Tsvetkova’s prosecution for feminist drawings

Activists speak out about Russian artist Yulia Tsvetkova’s prosecution for feminist drawings

Are you an artist? This card game wants to honour Balkan women who have changed history

Are you an artist? This card game wants to honour Balkan women who have changed history

Could these pioneering chairs give women the support they need in childbirth?

Could these pioneering chairs give women the support they need in childbirth?

Writer Varlam Shalamov on the criminal underworld’s obsession with motherhood | extract

Writer Varlam Shalamov on the criminal underworld’s obsession with motherhood | extract

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

All hail Manizha, the Tajik-Russian musician rewriting the rules on what it means to belong

All hail Manizha, the Tajik-Russian musician rewriting the rules on what it means to belong

Art, activism, advocacy. Listen to our podcast on the future of Russian feminism

Art, activism, advocacy. Listen to our podcast on the future of Russian feminism

Arrested but not defeated: Pussy Riot climb jail cell walls after latest arrest

Arrested but not defeated: Pussy Riot climb jail cell walls after latest arrest

‘Men are everywhere’: Svetlana Alexievich to launch publishing house for women writers

‘Men are everywhere’: Svetlana Alexievich to launch publishing house for women writers

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters