“They expected to pressure and silence me this way, but I came out of this battle much louder, stronger and more confident.” Meet Tamar Mearakishvili, a Georgian activist who refuses to let [...]
“We Believe in the Power of Applying a Feminist Lens on the Issues We Discuss”: an interview with the young women behind Lazy Women
An open platform that seeks to challenge the negative connotations connected to laziness and women's lives. Amanda Sonesson interviewed the three young women behind Lazy Women.
Zhanar Sekerbayeva: “I would be proud to say that Kazakhstan achieved such social and political changes in my lifetime” – feminist politics and organization in Kazakhstan
Researcher SvetLana Peshkova talks to queer activist and feminist Zhanar Sekerbayeva about feminist organizing and politics in Kazakhstan.
Leyla Zuleikha Makhmudova is a civic activist and co-founder of FemAgora, a Central Asian festival of gender equality. In a conversation with Adamdar/CA, Leyla spoke about Central Asian feminism, [...]
Lili Rutai talks to social workers, teachers, doctors and women who were affected by period poverty in Hungary.
The Church in Belarusian Protest: an interview about transnational solidarity and transformative potential
On 26 August 2020 riot police trapped protestors and journalists in the Red Church on Independence Square in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Archbishop Kondrusiewicz of the Catholic Church in [...]
Mamut Churlu is part of the mass return of Tatar repatriates to the Crimean Peninsula at the fall of the Soviet Union. Churlu worked for years in Uzbekistan and Russia on researching folk art [...]
Whilst the world watches the Capitol with relief, the battle to assert democracy in Belarus wages on. Efforts to depose ‘Europe’s last dictator’ Alexander Lukashenko began last May, and are now [...]
Reviving an (Almost) Forgotten Script: self-taught calligrapher Amgalan Zhamsoev mixes traditional Mongolian aesthetics with modern influences
“The history of using Mongolian script for the Buryat language was erased by the Soviet educational system. Reviving it has become such a complex tangle that sometimes I ask myself, ‘do people [...]