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Feminism – What hides behind it?

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By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love.   My best friend once started a very interesting discussion about feminism. Since both of us were raised in Russia, we were never introduced to the deep meaning behind feminism. This changed for me when I was first introduced to the speech of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ‘We should all be feminists.’ During the presentation she raises very important topics about gender, masculinity, femininity, representation, and standards. Her definition of feminism is very appealing to me, however, I think there was…

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Valentines Day: Around the Globe

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Photo Credit: China News   Valentines Day: Around the Globe By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Already feel fed up with this combination of words? I feel you! It is interesting to note how, even among the same culture, there is a division between celebrators and haters of the ‘Day of Love.’ I guess the secret behind the negative reaction from some fellow Russians is that according to “Vzglyad” – the Russian newspaper – Saint Valentine identified as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, so it…

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#10YearChallenge

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By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Did you know that only 8 countries in Europe have legislation making sex without consent – rape?  Approximately 9 million...
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