Throughout my whole semester in Newsactivism, I had the chance to write about various interesting problems such as the introduction of the travel ban by the Trump’s administration, Kim Kardashian’s slut-shaming story and even made an opinion piece on the fake news. Going in the same direction for my final project, I took the liberty to create a blog tackling different women’s issues like feminism, rape culture and the pressure of being perfect – in other words, issues I am passionate about – instead of writing a research paper or take a volunteer opportunity.
When writing my blog, I had to... [+] Read more
The screen in black, a women is crying and after few minutes there is the sound of a baby crying. There is another woman, she is waiting for news about her daughter and the newborn, finally a nurse appears and says “It's a girl”. Now the woman's face is covered with terror.
27.10.2014, Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26 years old, is hanged because she was found guilty of murder; when she was 19 years old, she stabbed Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, 47 years old, a former intelligence agent, that had tried to rape her.
These two scenes come from Iran: the first one is the first scene of the movie The Circle,... [+] Read more
A More Feminine Approach to Women Throughout History
In this article, women’s existence in the military is explored around the world, paying attention to service as soldiers as well as history of women in war. Women participation is explored and the controversy of women involved in the military is discussed. This article provides a feminist approach to the involvement, where the politics of the stereotype is both implicitly and explicitly illustrated, and providing readers with questions to consider and views to take into consideration on the “gender perspective... [+] Read more