Women

5 feminist collectives leading the charge for women’s rights in Poland

5 feminist collectives leading the charge for women’s rights in Poland

The real-life Queen’s Gambit: how Georgia’s Nona Gaprindashvili conquered the chess world

The real-life Queen’s Gambit: how Georgia’s Nona Gaprindashvili conquered the chess world

Vagina Matters: how a Bulgarian sex ed book triggered national outrage

Vagina Matters: how a Bulgarian sex ed book triggered national outrage

‘This is what a revolution looks like’: Poland's abortion law protests, in photographs

‘This is what a revolution looks like’: Poland’s abortion law protests, in photographs

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

Cloche hats and two-part suits: flick through the pages of a Soviet women’s magazine from 1928 

Cloche hats and two-part suits: flick through the pages of a Soviet women’s magazine from 1928 

We run this: smashing misogyny in Romanian hip-hop

We run this: smashing misogyny in Romanian hip-hop

Russia’s most esteemed director has escaped jail time. But what comes next for Russian artists?

Russia’s most esteemed director has escaped jail time. But what comes next for Russian artists?

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

Polish women under lockdown couldn’t protest the latest anti-abortion law on the streets — so they got creative 

Polish women under lockdown couldn’t protest the latest anti-abortion law on the streets — so they got creative 

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Armenia’s first feminist podcast is fighting on new frontiers for the country’s post-revolutionary culture

Armenia’s first feminist podcast is fighting on new frontiers for the country’s post-revolutionary culture

Discover the overlooked women artists who changed art history in Armenia and the world

Discover the overlooked women artists who changed art history in Armenia and the world

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Underground artists unite for Moscow gig in support of sisters at heart of controversial domestic abuse trial

Underground artists unite for Moscow gig in support of sisters at heart of controversial domestic abuse trial

Super Mamio: this Russian ‘video game’ highlights the struggle of single parents

Super Mamio: this Russian ‘video game’ highlights the struggle of single parents