Where to Be a Woman

What awaits you if you’re growing up in India, in Russia or in Canada respectively?

The life a woman lives is highly determined by the place she grows up in. A look at the Trust Law ranking G20 countries: the worst and the best for women. Continue reading

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Women Back to the Kitchen

“If not now, when?” Italian women have been asking this year repeatedly. Is the change of political leader a change towards more respect and promotion of women?

Reading the Italian papers one would not think so. Journalist Camillo Langone recently published an article on Libero Quotidiano which he titled “Togliete i libri alle donne: torneranno a far figli”, meaning take the books away from women so they turn back to having children. Continue reading

War of the Sexes – I

I’m curious to find out who is – in general –¬†friendlier towards the environment: men or women?

We will start with a big minus on the female side. There are some products only we women use and there are a couple of issues around them (men: keep reading, it might be helpful to know about these things). Continue reading

No Country for Women

If you are a woman – or ever plan on living with one – read carefully. This might influence your future.

We all know that there is no real equality between men and women in today’s world. What is also sure, is that there are countries which are a little closer to achieving equality than others. Continue reading

Update

New update on Kosmos 9 topics: George Clooney drowned in letters from concerned Nespresso drinkers and rushhour in Jakarta.

News also on the fight for fair Nespresso coffee. According to Solidar, George Clooney has already received over 30,000 emails, urging him to use his position to change Continue reading

Worth Investing

Today I would like to introduce two things: A way of fundraising for good causes and an amazing project by a brave Muslim woman.

Kickstarter “is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world.” The page helps people find others who believe in their projects. Be it films or documentaries or Continue reading

Celebrating Human Rights

I think it is thime we say Happy Birthday to the One organisation which makes us aware of the need for Human Rights – since 50 years.

Amnesty international has been advocating the rights of those who cannot speak for themselves for a long time. Do you know how it all started? Continue reading

Postcard from Africa


What is your image of Africa? Have you ever thought about it?

Glen participants from all over Europe try to make you do exactly that. They want you to make your own idea and share it. Send a postcard from Africa telling your – or someone else’s – story. Together we can change the image this beautiful continent has in our minds.

“If you have ever thought that there is probably something else in Africa than poverty, hunger and war, then you are right here. Continue reading