Month: November 2017

10 Iranian Social Artists Who Impact Today Agenda  

In Iran, art is a significant way of representing social problems and finding solutions to them. Through creating different images contemporary artists express their opinions of current contradictions in their home country.

/ November 12, 2017

Susan Fowler: How One Sexual Harassment Story Disarmed Uber’s Upper Management

Susan Fowler, an ex-employee of Uber, exposed problems with sexual harassment at the company. Uber's CEO ordered to pursue an investigation, which led to firings and stiffening of work discipline. This story has rocked the boat seriously and revealed that the company tends to break the...

/ November 10, 2017

Valeria Luiselli: Continuing Stories of Child Migration Or “Tell Me How It Ends”

In her book Mexican author transmits words of immigrant children, who try to find a shelter in the US. The investigation carried by journalist in 2014, during the epicenter of migration crisis, lasts until now. And the questions which arises within this issue do not seem to be...

/ November 8, 2017

8 Iranian Feminists Who Dedicated Their Lives To Improve Women’s Social Status

Iran is a home for the brave followers of different rights movements. Female activists represent one of the strongest and the biggest groups. They take risky steps that cause many arrests but it doesn't prevent them from fighting.

/ November 4, 2017

Big Brother: How Louis Quail Fights Stigma By Documenting Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder which destroys human life and the life of the whole family. Stigma and discrimination of human rights of such people is a common practice. Louis Quail recently made a series of photographs "Big brother" dedicated to his own brother coping...

/ November 3, 2017

Dr. Charlene Senn: A University Course Helping To Defend From Sexual Harassment

How we can prevent sexual harassment in universities? Should one try to cut the rape attempts or is it more effective to work on victim's defense? Dr. Charlene Senne, a Canadian psychologist, gives her own answer.

/ November 2, 2017