Saturday, May 7, 2011

Femen: Ukraine's New Generation Of Feminist Protesters

Inna Shevchenko, 20, a student from Kiev, is a “Topless Fighter,” as activists with the women’s rights group Femen call themselves. For two years, the organization has been fighting against sex tourism and prostitution in Ukraine, a country that even Google automatically associates with “dating agencies” and “women.” The advertisements to the right of a Google search for “Ukraine” are for “Single Ukrainian Ladies,” “Women From Ukraine,” or “Partner Search Ukraine.” Although the group has only a few dozen activists like Inna and around 300 supporters, the topless protests have established a global reputation for Femen. Read more here.

1 comment:

  1. To the girl in the middle of the second picture: your awesome bare breasts have made a believer of me. Though honestly, I hope whatever you are protesting never changes, because you should always whip those beauties out.