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The Women’s Squad in Ukraine’s protests: Feminism, nationalism, and militarism on the Maidan

American Ethnologist Volume 41, Issue 3, pages 414–426, August 2014 SARAH D. PHILLIPS Although women and men participated in nearly equal numbers in Ukraine’s 2013–14 Maidan protests, women were excluded from some of the more dangerous activities and their contributions … Continue reading

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Changing face of Ukraine’s resistance (Video)

As anti-government demonstrations in Ukraine enter a third month, women are playing a central role in the protests and in defending the capital’s main square.Women brigades have been set-up to help protesters defend themselves against the authorities and even survive … Continue reading

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