Sweden: feminism in progress

My first day at the Gay Pride 2019 began at the Pride House. (For those of you who don’t know what the Pride House is, read my last post here!)I was really excited that day, probably even the most excited from all my interviews I have ever held before. Why? Because this was my firstContinue reading “Sweden: feminism in progress”

Stockholm – the 2019 Gay Pride

After Denmark, I drove further to Sweden. Luck was on my side: by pure coinicidence, during my time in Stockholm, the Gay Pride took place. It was a truly special experience that I won’t forget so soon. It felt like the whole city and all its citizens were coloured in the colors of the rainbow.Continue reading “Stockholm – the 2019 Gay Pride”

The Danes and feminism

While I was strolling through the beautiful city of Copenhagen, not only organizations were on my list to interview. I was also interested in how individual people who live in Denmark experience gender (in-)equality in the country. One day I decided to visit the University of Copenhagen in hope of finding someone to talk toContinue reading “The Danes and feminism”

KULU – empowering women in development

I started off my series on Scandinavian feminism by meeting up with Kvindernes U-Landsudvalg (KULU) based in Copenhagen, an organization that is known to be a central contributor to women’s rights in Copenhagen and internationally. Even though the organization was on holiday officially, the Chair woman Janice Førde and secretariat coordinator Ruth Ejdrup Olsen wereContinue reading “KULU – empowering women in development”

Copenhagen – Impressions

Before I went to Copenhagen, I expected my visit to be rather underwhelming: My google-search made me feel like the city was comparable to any big European city. When I actually arrived here, I was on the contrary, verysurprised. I must admit that Copenhagen took my heart by storm. My prior expectations did come trueContinue reading “Copenhagen – Impressions”

Feminism – the Scandinavian story

Hey guys! It is summertime again and for me it’s time to continue exploring feminism in a new corner of the world. And my second stop is – Scandinavia! Starting from next week, I will go on a road trip through Denmark, Sweden and Norway. This means a lot of travelling but also new posts,Continue reading “Feminism – the Scandinavian story”