Inspiring Thursday: WAVE Network

WAVE stands for Women against Violence Europe and is a network of European women’s NGOs and other organizations working in the field of combating violence against women and children. Established in 1994, WAVE is a network organization composed of 160 women’s organizations in 46 European countries. WAVE’s central task is to raise awareness of all forms …

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Inspiring Thursday: Irene Montero

Spanish psychologist, politician, mother and feminist, Irene Montero is the Spain Minister of Equality (2020-today). Committed to social causes since her teenage years, she fights for gender equality, and lately, the recognition of LGBTQI+ rights in her country. Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Irene Montero joined the Communist Youth Union of Spain at the …

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Inspiring Thursday: Ruth Koleva

Bulgarian artist and activist, Ruth Koleva sings to raise awareness about mental health, women’s rights, the LGBTQ+ community and domestic violence in Bulgaria and around the world. She has managed to find a way to combine art and activism; as she says, “music is my language and my way of expression.” Citizen of the world …

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Inspiring Thursday: Angela Merkel

“I might bend, but I will never break because it is in my nature as a strong woman.” Angela Merkel is a German politician who is serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005, becoming the first women holding that position and one of the most powerful political leaders in the World. Angela Merkel is the …

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Inspiring Thursday: Caroline De Haas

Founder of the French collective #NousToutes, Caroline De Haas is a feminist activist who focuses on ending gender-based and sexual violence by raising public awareness and challenging the country’s political leaders through actions on social media, and with the largest march against gender-based violence in France for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence …

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