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The Russian pressure group "Pro Feminism" announced the winners of the "Sexist of the Year" award. This award is given for the most offensive and sexist public statements. 

Voting on three nominations took place on the action group's website: "Sexist of the Year", "Sexist Advertisement of the Year", "Special Award for Women Speaking Against Women". 

Dmitry Sokolov-Mitrich won the award for "Sexist of the Year" for his article "Men's happiness", in which he claimed that Russian women don't understand their true role in marriage, which is of course to make their husbands happy. This is why men have no reason to live with women over the age of 40, since they are no longer physically attractive.  

The ARKO shaving products commercial by EVYAP won the award ... Читать дальше »

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Pressure group "Pro Feminism" calls for signatures for a petition opposing the discriminatory statements of the Russian Orthodox Church  

Recently we have witnessed a number of statements made by high-ranking representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), which affect women's dignity, rights and freedoms and justify discrimination and violence against them. 

Take, for example, the head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for Relations with the Armed Forces, Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov, who made sexist, discriminatory and chauvinistic statements, which were in contradiction with The Constitution of the Russian Federation and The Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (ratified by the Russian Federation). While for the ... Читать дальше »

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