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Amina Cadelli: “I grew up surrounded by women”
Amina Cadelli, aka Flèche Love, 28, is a Swiss-Algerian musician and composer who is defending a spiritual approach to feminism. After completing her studies in post-colonialism and gender in Geneva, she became the singer for electro-pop band Kadebostany.
Haveit Collective: “When we get angry, we use it for our art”
Made up of two pairs of sisters in their twenties, the Haveit collective uses art and performance to draw attention to issues like LGBTQ rights or violence against women, still considered taboos in Kosovo today.
Petra de Sutter: “Women are conditioned not to believe in themselves”
Petra de Sutter is the head of the reproductive medicine department at in Belgium and is one of few transgender MEPs, running as a Green candidate for the 2019 European elections.
Kristel Kruustük: “You can never please everyone”
Kristel Kruustük, 29, is the co-founder of Testlio, a startup that tests software. Nominated ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2017 in Estonia, she’s the youngest female millionaire in the country and a prominent figure in the European tech industry.
Elena Maslova: “I’m restless and not only fighting at the mine”
Elena Maslova, 45, has spent most of her adult life operating an underground iron ore mine hoist in Kryviy Ryh, central Ukraine. She also defends workers rights and is an active member of the miner’s trade union.
Kristina Hänel: “Everyone is concerned when it comes to abortions”
Physician Kristina Hänel, 62, was sued for ‘promoting’ abortions on her website. Today, she has become a historic figure for the legalisation of abortion in Germany.
Greta Thunberg: “We need to change the system”
Greta Thunberg, 16, is a Swedish climate activist. In December 2018, her speech at the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland made international headlines after she criticised world leaders for their inaction.
Sisters of Europe: A series of interviews with inspirational women
In 2019, Feministeerium is cooperating with Sisters of Europe to bring you a series of interviews with 17 committed women in 17 different countries. Read the first interview with the Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg.