gender equality

10.09.2021

Emma Watson

British actress and activist in the fields of gender equality and ecologism, engaged with the UN HeForShe campaign Emma Watson is a British actress and model that is known worldwide for her character in the Harry Potter Saga as Hermione …

26.08.2021

Sexual and Gender Discrimination

Acts of sexism in our everyday life Sexual and gender discrimination, also known as sexism, justifies considering the lower value on one sex or gender over another as well as the prejudices against them, arising from public understandings of different social roles, the …

05.01.2021

Article 16: Right to Marriage.

Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality, or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during the marriage, and at its …

05.01.2021

Article 17: Right to Property.

Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property. The right to own property and to not be arbitrarily deprived of it is yet another …

05.10.2020

The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Attwood, 1985)

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Attwood takes us to the dystopian reality of the Republic of Gilead. People are oppressed and segregated, women are no longer allowed to read, environmental catastrophes threaten the existence of mankind, while birthrate declines drastically. …

04.09.2020

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures tells the story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – three brilliant African-American women working at NASA in 1961, so the unit was segregated by race and sex.Following the success of Soviet Union’s launch of …

01.09.2020

Sonita

After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions. Imbd link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5278928/?ref_=kw_li_tt

21.08.2020

Tomboy

A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her Jean Seberg haircut and tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and …

21.08.2020

Persepolis

This is an adult animated film which follows the story of a young girl, Marjane, as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian/Islamic Revolution. When Islamic Fundamentalists “win” the elections with 99.99% of the vote and start …

21.08.2020

North Country (2005)

Josey Aimes’s return to her native Minnesota after her failed marriage transforms her whole life. The single mother of two urgently needs a job, which she finds in the iron mines that have sustained the life in her hometown for …