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feminism

From dystopia to feminist utopia

Laurie Penny: Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults

: Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults describes our dystopian world where the women's struggle is more important than ever. Penny's book hits my feminist vein after I recently experienced a life change. 

Tempting and seductive feminism

Fact cartoon series by Marta Breen and Jenny Jordahl: Women in Fight – 150 years of struggle for freedom, equality and sisterhood

: Sometimes it's simple sparkling good. Breen and Jordahl's presentation of the history of the women's struggle in comic book format is fresh and liberating, devoid of self-assurance. 

Nuanced about Boko Haram

Hilary Matfess: Women and the war on Boko Haram. Wives, weapons, witnesses

: Over the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been liberated from Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to nuance her image of the group.

Female contrasts at the Berlin 

: Berlinale

: The thought-provoking reality of Javisha Patel's short film Circle stands in stark contrast to life in cotton-picking Alabama, as portrayed in Maris Curran's short film While I Yet Live. 

Feminist everyday resistance 

Sarah Ahmed: Living and Feminist Life

: Living a Feminist Life is a sparkling handbook on practicing feminism in a world of new dividing lines.

The memories of a radical parliamentary woman

Harriet Harman: A Woman's Work

: In the shadow of Labor's leadership struggles, Harriet Harman has made life easier for British women.

The brain is not alone

Siri Hustvedt: A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

: Siri Hustvedt goes to a feminist defense for softer metaphors in science.

The war on women

: It's serious now: The freedom-loving United States is about to deprive millions of women of the freedom to decide over their own bodies.

The women's struggle and the road to peace

: Sexual violence against women has been a major part of the conflict in Colombia. Nevertheless, women were underrepresented at the negotiating table.

Witness the fencing of his own sex

: Arab Film Days: A lively and real presentation of a politically hot topic, where the pre-pubertal, tough little sister acts as an extension of the audience's gaze.