No more wilted tulips

  • 1999-03-11
  • Vineta Lagzdina
March 8 has long been known as International Women's Day, and flowers were all but mandatory during the years of Soviet rule.But while the florists still have their work cut out for them these days, the role of women in Latvia's new democratic society - and the place of women's day itself - have yet to be fully defined.This March 8, five young women artists opened an almost John-and-Yoko style bed-in at the Grand Hall of the Riga Stock Exchange called "Negotiations." For the next week, these women will live on the premises and discuss the role of women in today's Latvia. Each day, a man pro...
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