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Another story about the weekly newspaper Orientering

THE STORY: weekly newspaper Orientering is often portrayed as the work of three men. It is overlooking a large number of contributors – many of them women. Torild Skar himself wrote around 400 articles over the course of seventeen years. Read here her story about Orientering.

The guardianless faces

IRAN: This is a political film that has chosen the thriller genre to exercise sharp social criticism against Iran. Like many of today's protesters in the country, the people behind the film were met with death threats and hate messages from the Iranian regime.

The periphery is being urbanised

The attachment: The articles in this appendix of ORIENTERING shows which problems are linked to cities and poverty, pandemic, war, conflict, energy, food, flight, floods and fear.

Female workers in the informal sector

WIEGO: The informal economy is often stigmatized as a "shadow economy" and characterized as illegal and unethical. Such generalization is unfair to the vast majority of two billion informal workers trying to earn a decent living.

Absorbed by the exterior

PHOTO: Photographer Helmut Newton's controversial cult status persists long after his death.

All the women of the world – united on film

WOMAN PORTRAITS: Woman is a sequel to Yann Arthus-Bertrand's panoramic portrait of humanity, this time about the female part of the globe's population.

UN Security Council Resolution1325 – equally relevant today

COLOMBIA: Three years after the peace agreement between the government of Colombia and the FARC EP, the picture is not very encouraging. Nevertheless, both individual women and women's organizations dare to stand up and contribute to openness and improvement.

No means no

RAPE: Mithu Sanyal has written Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo in the aftermath of #MeToo, where rape is one of the battles for feminism and still part of the news scene.

Saudi Arabia needs public relations, but not everything can withstand the light of day

TRANSPARENCY: A country in crisis should become more open, but if the subjects resist, they are thrown into prison and risk torture.

Honest and surprising meeting with Kuwaiti women

ITS OWN ROOM: In Women of Kuwait, we get an insight into the lives of various Kuwaiti women through their bedrooms. Apparently there is little that separates them and other women in the world.

The damned woman gender

TABU: In Rude we get to know the female body's taboo but very natural source of sadness and joy – it's about the abdomen, from orgasm to pain and pregnancy.

Currency of visibility

PHOTOGRAPH: Hannah Starkey's retrospective photo book depicts a maturing journey in women's eyes.

The search for compromises

Judaism: Covered Up is an emotional film about a woman's inner struggle between personal choices and ultra-Orthodox Jewish tradition.

Menneskesammenspjæringa

Aina Villanger has written a collection of poems that will communicate, in a setting that is intimate and universal at the same time.

Women's collective anger

#METOO: Good and Mad encourages women to show their minds so that together we can create revolution and rule the patriarchy.

The anatomy of the neo-nationalist women's hat

Why are certain people in a position of power so preoccupied with killing those women who demand justice for the sex work they were forced to perform during World War II?