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FEMEN Activist poses topless with a hammer.jpg
Founded10 April 2008; 14 years ago (2008-04-10)[1]
TypeProtest and activist group
FocusAbolish patriarchy to achieve women's liberation[2]
Key people
Anna Hutsol[1]
Oksana Shachko
Alexandra Shevchenko[5]
Inna Shevchenko
Yana Zhdanova

Femen is a group of people which identify as feminist. The group was founded in 2008, in Ukraine. Since then, they mostly became known for different protests, they did with their breasts exposted (topless).

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Femen wants to move from public exposure to political power, Kyiv Post (28 April 2010)
  2. FEMEN: FEMEN - is a global women's movement, Official FEMEN website
  3. "Naked March in Paris to Open New Office of Femen Feminist Group – SPIEGEL ONLINE". Der Spiegel. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  4. Tunisian Femen activist ‘acquitted’ of defamation, France 24 (29 July 2013)
    Court dismisses 1 charge against Tunisian feminist, TimesDaily (29 July 2013)
    Tunisian Activist Acquitted Amid Growing Unrest, Voice of America (29 July 2013) Archived 5 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  5. "FEMEN". FEMEN. 2013-01-24. Archived from the original on 9 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-22.