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International Womens Day Sees Females on the Front Lines in Ukraine

Females are on the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine, adding their talents and fighting spirit to the resistance as they defend their country on this International Womens' Day in 2022. After women have won so many rights around...

When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the Taliban and then after the US invasion...

Revenge Porn Makes Ugly Appearance in Greece

The issue of revenge porn, or the distribution of sexual images or videos of someone without their consent, is now the most discussed topic in Greece after TV host Stathis Panagiotopoulos was accused of uploading dozens of videos and...

Woman Beaten to Death by Husband in 16th Femicide in Greece this Year

A 29-year-old woman in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupoli died on Thursday night after allegedly suffering a severe beating at the hands of her husband. This is the 16th femicide in Greece this year alone. The victim, a mother...

Girls in Afghanistan Sold to Strangers as Country Devolves into Chaos

Girls in Afghanistan are now being openly sold to complete strangers as a result of the chaos that has reigned there since the Taliban retook the country in August of this year. Although the practice of selling child brides, or...

The History of Feminism in Greece

While there were some proto-feminists in ancient Greece, feminism as a movement began in Greece in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when women across the US and Europe began fighting for their rights. Women from the US, UK, and Ireland...

Euripides’ Medea and Her Terrible Revenge Against the Patriarchy

Euripides’ dismissal by some as a misogynist sits uncomfortably alongside his complex and sympathetic female characters. By Paul Salmond The Athenian poet Euripides was the last of the three great Greek tragedians, after Aeschylus and Sophocles -- and also the least successful. Greek tragedies were...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

Desperate Effort to Rescue Afghan Girls Soccer Team from Country

Desperate international efforts to get the Afghan girls' soccer team out of the country continue after the ISIS-K bombing last week cut off their route to the airport, temporarily stopping their bid to get themselves and their families out...

Afghanistan’s Only Music School Shuts Its Doors

Afghanistan refugee Ahmad Sarmast, a descendant of a well-known music composer, had left the country of his birth and found asylum in Australia in the 1990s but returned to the war-torn country to found a music school in 2010. But...