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‘The world is a horrible place to be a woman’: Brazilian writer launches sexual violence campaign

The Guardian Blogger and activist Clara Averbuck, who says she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver in São Paulo, is using social media to take arms against abuse A Brazilian feminist writer and activist […]

Monday 18 September 2017

Invitation to Exhibition of paintings of celebrated Kurdish artist Himat- Paris

Himat Pas de paroles,  juste lumière et couleur Exposition Du 20 septembre au 1er octobre 2017 14h-20h La Ruche – 2 passage Dantzig Paris XV   Himat was born in Kirkuk in 1960.  settling permanently and […]

Monday 18 September 2017

Iran Heritage Foundation’s programme of grants for the year 2018 session is now open

Iran Heritage Foundation Applications are accepted for both categories of Academic and Contemporary Arts Deadline for receipt of applications is October 31, 2017 Statement of Aims The Iran Heritage Foundation is a non-political UK-registered charity […]

Thursday 14 September 2017

Depoliticised and unsustainable: Why I Am Not a Feminist author argues that feminism has lost touch with its politically radical roots.

OPEN DEMOCRACY JANINE RICH From outraged memes online to slogan-bearing t-shirts on the streets, across the world more and more women are calling themselves feminists, and demanding change. But what would this change actually consist […]

Monday 21 August 2017

WHY I AM NOT A FEMINIST: a searing rejection of contemporary feminism… and a bracing manifesto for revolution.

Somewhere along the way, the movement for female liberation sacrificed meaning for acceptance, and left us with a banal, polite, ineffectual pose that barely challenges the status quo. In this bracing, fiercely intelligent manifesto, Jessa Crispin demands more.

Monday 21 August 2017

War and Exile Through the Musicians’ Eye in Afghanistan (Book Review)

Books on Afghan music are rare, especially compared to the number of publications on Afghan society and history. The main stories about Afghan music tend to be written by non-specialists and focus mainly on its prohibition during Taleban rule.

Monday 21 August 2017

How Afghan Rapper Sonita Alizadeh’s Song ‘Brides for Sale’ Changed Her Fate

Rolling Stone Advocating against the practice of forced marriage, this young woman uses music to spread her message   25 Under 25 Sonita Alizadeh got into rap music around the same time a lot of […]

Friday 11 August 2017

Exposition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France

Exhibition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France until 24September 2017. The exposition covers the history of photography in Iran since the 1979 revolution till now.

Friday 11 August 2017

Press Release Transitional Justice Coordination Group: Massacre of Civilians in Mirza Olang is a War Crime

Press Release Transitional Justice Coordination Group (TJCG) Massacre of Civilians in Mirza Olang is a War Crime 09 August 2017 Kabul, Afghanistan The massacre of civilians in the village of Mirza Olang, Sar-e Pul province […]

Friday 11 August 2017

Peaceful Societies – Where Are They?

Human Wrongs Watch By Johan Galtung* 3 July 2017 – TRANSCEND Media Service – There are many of them–of different kinds–in world geography.  We can try to identify the characteristics of their peacefulness. Johan Galtung Or we […]

Thursday 20 July 2017