Category Archives: Women's rights

Good Quote on Femininity

I used to look as frumpy as possible because it was inconceivable you could be attractive as well as smart. No one is more feminist than me, but you don’t have to look like you don’t care. You can be smart, bright and attractive to others – and to yourself.” – Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Veronica Franco: The Hidden Treasure of Venezia

Andrea Zuvich 26th April 2004 In the portrait by Tintoretto entitled: “Portrait of Woman – Veronica Franco,” one can hardly mistake the soft, sensual flesh that surrounds those two intelligent-looking eyes.  The painting’s muse was indeed as intelligent and poetic as she was beautiful and fascinating. She was, arguably, the most talented of the courtesan-poets of her time,… Read on

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Warrior Marks: The Nightmare of Female Genital Mutilation

Synopsis: Warrior marks is a poetic and political film about female genital mutilation which affects one hundred million of the world’s women. This film unlocks some of the cultural, religious and political complexities surrounding this issue. Interviews with women from Senegal, Gambia, Burkina Faso, the United States and England concerned with and affected by genital mutilation are told… Read on

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