‘Vagina Monologues’ author fights on through cancerShe is a woman who has devoted her life to the female body. Through her hit play "The Vagina Monologues" she talks about it, through her global activist movement One Bill...
Ukraine: Web users call for international assistanceIn this edition: Ukrainian web users call for international assistance; an anti-rape nail polish stirs up lively debate; and some surfing action along the Indonesian coastline.
Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?In this edition, we head to Ireland, which is still reeling in shock over the discovery of a mass grave of more than 800 babies born to unmarried mothers. Also, how Sweden is not t...
The Swedish model: An example for Europe? (Part 2)In September 2013, Sweden became the first European country to offer permanent residency to any Syrian who manages to arrive in Sweden, taking in an average of 500 refugees per wee...
Pharrell Williams turns hand to ‘feminist’ art in ParisAmerican pop superstar Pharrell Williams has turned his talents to art, opening an exhibition in Paris this week titled ‘Girl’ – also the name of his latest music album.
Pharrell the feminist?He’s already a Grammy award-winning producer, singer, fashion designer and global super star. Now Pharrell Williams is branching out into contemporary art, curating an exhibition a...
CANNES RENDEZ VOUS
Lambert Wilson takes on challenging role as Master of CeremoniesLambert Wilson gained international renown as a stylish baddie in the Matrix films. At the 67th Cannes Film Festival, he's keeping the style, but turning on the charm as Maste...
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, The New America FoundationIf there’s to be true equality among the sexes then the next phase of the women’s movement needs to be a men’s movement, says noted American feminist, Anne-Marie Slaughter. As we m...
THE 51 PERCENT
Feminism in 2014: Rewriting the rule bookAs we mark International Women's Day, we take a look at how young feminists are rewriting the rule book when it comes to campaigning for equal rights. As an example of that, w...
De Gaulle niece to receive Panthéon honourThe remains of four French World War II heroes, including those of two women, are to be moved to the famous Panthéon mausoleum in Paris, President François Hollande announced Frida...
De Gaulle niece tipped for Panthéon in push to honour womenThe number of women honoured with burial at France’s Panthéon is set to double, with two female French Resistance heroes tipped to be interred at the Paris monument, including the...
20/02/2014 - THE INTERVIEW
Caroline Fourest, journalist and writerWho are the Femen ? What is their political and philosophical background ? Marc Perelman puts those questions to Caroline Fourest, a French journalist and writer who has written a...
THE 51 PERCENT