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23 · 02 · 2018

International Women’s Day Breakfast Discussion

On 8th March, the International Women’s Day, the Nordic cultural group in Brussels had invited three inspirational women to discuss power imbalances between the genders with each other and with a packed audience.

 

The three women, Linnéa Claesson, Lisbeth Kirk, and Terry Reintke contributed with each their perspective, coming from politics, social activism, and media, on how to take actions on the topic.

 

The event was welcomed by:
Norwegian Ambassador, Ingrid Schulerud

 

Panelists:
Linnéa Claeson (SE)
Feminist activist and active under the popular Instagram handle @assholesonline. 


Lisbeth Kirk (DK)
Journalist, founder and editor in chief of the EU Observer, an independent online newspaper covering Brussels news since 2000.


Terry Reintke (DE)
MEP and member of the Green group of the European Parliament. Honored in TIME magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ issue as part of the “Silence Breakers” for speaking out against sexual abuse and harassment.


Moderator: 
Maria Pettersson (FI)
Journalist, accredited assistant in the European Parliament, and feminist activist