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  • Why feminism is good for men as well

    Why feminism is good for men as well

    The Dutch author Jens van Tricht pleads for men’s emancipation. This is needed to help us reduce violence and improve the relational world of men on several levels, which in turn enables us to better deal with the global crises that face us.
  • Reaching beyond patriarchal boundaries

    Reaching beyond patriarchal boundaries

    Johann Jacob Bachofen, who argued that before patriarchy there was matriarchy, should not just be criticized for his ideas. He should be valued as a very brave legal scholar who dared to study mythology – a field beyond his own discipline.