A bit about my 20s

I rarely post personal photos and stories online these days, but it’s fun to think about the end of my 20s, which were an era in itself, and to look back at all the different memories. As someone said, the best thing about being in your 30s now is that all your craziest experiences happened in the pre-Facebook era. So …

My work for Equal Times

I started working as the Baltic correspondent for Equal Times in January 2013. Equal Times is a global news, opinion and campaign website about work, politics, the economy, development and the environment (Facebook, Twitter). My articles published: Independent journalism under increasing threat in Hungary — In Depth Baltic Pride: united activists, divided politicians — News Latvia’s euro ambitions undeterred by Cyprus …

Anti-violence protection – an issue confined to bedroom and shower?

[The original of this article was published in Delfi. It was translated for public procurement purposes. All rights belong to Delfi.] Half-truth is worse than an open lie. Unfortunately, it is namely the half-truths that are used to juxtapose the Council of Europe Convention on preventing violence against women, family violence prevention and combat, with the widely-discussed Gender Loops programme …

Women’s invisible disadvantages

[This article was published in Atgimimas in February 2009 (in Lithuanian). It was translated by professional translators for public procurement purposes. The copyright of the original article belongs to the publisher of Atgimimas, Pilietinės minties institutas, and the copyright of this English translation belongs to Gravitas Partners. The archives of Atgimimas are no longer available online.] Statistical data about the situation of …

A woman and a washing machine

[This article was published in Atgimimas in February 2009 (in Lithuanian). It was translated by professional translators for public procurement purposes. The copyright of the original article belongs to the publisher of Atgimimas, Pilietinės minties institutas, and the copyright of this English translation belongs to Gravitas Partners. The archives of Atgimimas are no longer available online.] Recently, the results of a new …

On perceptions of threat

[Entries from 2008 are imported from another blog] This shows the relevance of the research, although my informants, asked about perceptions of threat, seemed to be convinced that this is an entirely American thing 🙂 Europeans see China as a threat to security