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First MEP for feminist party likely to win seat in European elections

[Article by the Guardian, 20 May 2014] "Feminist parties in Sweden, France and Germany contest seats as women’s issues feature more widely in campaigns generally". In this article by the Guardian, the backlash against women’s rights and the rise of feminist parties in Europe form the central theme. EWL Policy Officer and Fundraising Coordinator Serap Alitinisk provides her view on the upcoming European elections.

Picture - Soraya Post of the Swedish Feminist Initiative is on course to break through the 4% electoral threshold needed to secure a representation in Brussels.

All credits to the Guardian.

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