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Gender and Feminism

Why do they hurt us?

Lawin Baxtyar For a long time, women’s power, wisdom and talents have been undermined, mocked and depreciated. There is a force that has always stood against women expressing their opinions, their capabilities and their total beauty. In…

What are Masculinities?

By Bakhtiar Rasheed Simone de Beauvoir in a distinguished sentence claims: “one is not born, but rather becomes, a woman” (P. 295). Based on the same analogy one could also say, “Man is not born masculine, but becomes one” - meaning that,…

Why Culture Project?

By Houzan Mahmoud I NEEDED to do this. After many years as an activist, it felt like it was finally the right time to co-found this initiative, a project that has the potential to lift feminist and gender consciousness, to really challenge…