With sanitary pads being out of reach for most women in Kenya, Maja Kotala from Chorzów has enlisted the help of fashion brands and students from her ‘Sewing Together’ school to make the free, renewable pads.
Barbara Smolińska was chosen alongside acclaimed authors, Nobel Prize winners and a female Prime Minister for the lifelike dolls. Stunning in their detail, the ‘reborn sugar babies’ have won a raft of admirers, not least among women dealing with loss or trauma.
The Evangelical-Augsburg Church made the behind-closed-doors decision on Saturday during its Synod at the Lutheran Centre in Warsaw.
Entitled ‘The girls from KL Ravensbrück’, the bilingual exhibition juxtaposes two worlds, that of youthful freedom before the war and the hell of the camp through a display of 4,000 personal objects from the women collected over several years by the museum.
Organised by the Classic Mercedes Car Club Poland as part of Mercedes-Benz’s global ‘She’s Mercedes’ initiative aimed at connecting and celebrating women and their successes, the rally will start in Gdynia on Friday the 27th of August and end in Puck on 29th.
Starting last year, Maja Kotala’s Sewing Together school has now partnered with the Salvation Army Kenya and has 20 graduates with their own products being available to buy online.
The map consisting of 14 Polish composers and over 500 in total from throughout history was compiled by music teacher Sakira Ventura after she realised how little she had been taught about women composers.
Poland has clocked up its first medal at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the women’s quadruple sculls on Wednesday.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Forgotten Force: Art and Memory’ the collages, sketches and paintings are a poignant artistic interpretation of an oral history project completed earlier this year by the Piłsudski Institute in which six Polish women recalled their wartime memories and their later lives as refugees.
An exhibition presenting the achievements of 34 Polish and Romanian women, including fighters for independence and women's rights, artists, researchers and sportswomen is on show in Romania.