Feminists in Riga invites you to join our annual International Women's Day celebration!
This year we will be hosting an informal meeting to talk about this year's international topic - #choosetochallenge
The meeting will take place on Monday, 8 March at 18:00.
Due to the current epidemiological situation in Latvia and governmental restrictions the event will be held on Zoom. We will send out the Zoom link to all participants before the event.
Everybody was telling me there was nothing wrong (BBC, 29 May 2018)
A take on medical bias regarding gender and race and how it influences mortality in women. The article also takes a short look at the history of discounting women in healthcare (e.g. by diagnosing them with hysteria).
Video: Bias In Medicine (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 19 Aug 2019)
John Oliver discusses the roles that gender and racial bias can play in medical treatment, with comedic elements.
Heart attack gender gap is costing women's lives (British Heart Foundation, 30 September 2019)
The British Heart Foundation on how the gender gap in knowledge about heart attacks costs lives.
The female problem: how male bias in medical trials ruined women's health (The Guardian, 13 Nov 2019)
The article discusses the effects on women's health from being excluded from clinical trials throughout history.