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March 8th in Russia: From Marxism to Sexism

- February 7, 2011 -
In Russia, Women’s Day was observed for the first time in 1913, in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The following article tells the development of the Women's Day from its beginnings to our days.

Yelena Maksimova more»


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    The situation of women in Russia - An introduction.

    - February 16, 2011 -
    Gender roles and gender statuses of women were often changed in the past 100 years in Russia. But they all formed and form the present's image. How this image looks like describes the report of the Moscow office of the Heinrich-Böll Foundation.

    Irina Kosterina more»


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      Women in the Russian labor market - Interview with Soja Khotkina

      - February 14, 2011 -
      The UN expert on gender equality issues about the situation of women on the labor market and about the aims which the women's movement should adopt.
      Soja Khotkina more»


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        The women's movement in today's Russia - Interview with Nadezhda Shvedova

        - February 14, 2011 -
        The head of the Centre for Social and Political Studies, Institute for USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences, about stengths and weaknesses of the women's movement in Russia and about political participation.

        Nadezhda Shvedova more»


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          Equality and quotas in Russia - Interview with Irina Tartakovskaya

          - February 14, 2011 -
          How has gender equality been in the Soviet Union? Which role have quotas played and in which relationship has the Soviet Union been to feminism? - These and further questions answers the sociologist

          Irina Tartakovskaya more»


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            About gender censorship and the term feminism in Russia - Interview with Olga Voronina

            - February 14, 2011 -
            Olga Voronina, Director of the Moscow Center for Gender Studies, about gender censorship, the negative image of feminism, the historical roots of feminism and about human rights and mass media in today's Russia.

            Olga Voronina more»


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              Patriarchal renaissance in Russia - Interview with Olga Zdravomyslova

              - February 14, 2011 -
              How has the image of women developed and which impacts has it had in postsocialism? Does the term "patriarchal renaissance" fit to describe the current developement? - The Executive Director of the Gorbachev Foundation in a interview.

              Olga Zdravomyslova more»


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                Only socialism will guarantee true equality for women

                - February 16, 2011 -
                The ideas of the women's movement in the Soviet Union of the 20th century keep on living but they aren't implemented yet in the Russian Federation. A survey of "Putin's Russia" and an appeal by the member in parliament of the communist party

                Nina Ostanina more»


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                  Activists from the initiative group For Feminism (Moscow)

                  - February 16, 2011 -
                  A portrait of the women's NGO "For Feminism" from Moscow. The patriarchal model, problems and methods of resolution of the NGO.

                  Natasha Bitten, Yelena Maksimova and Vera Akulova more»