Feminism with a Latvian twist

  • 1999-03-18
  • Katya Cengel
How do Latvian feminists deal with male chauvinists? Simple: they invite them to dinner. Katya Cengel reports.In Western countries, feminism is associated with a no-nonsense attitude: women having an, "I can open the door myself, thank you very much," stance.Faced with smaller pay and fewer possibilities, women wanting to make their way show their toughness through aggressive actions, which in some instances results in a struggle between the sexes.This is exactly what the LN Women League Project in Latvia wants to prevent. Since the idea of feminism is still rather new in the former Soviet ...
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