Caro Knaack or … why does a woman need balls to be funny?

Caro Knaack – Swiss Comedy Talent Award 2021 Caro Knaack is a multi-talent: saxophonist, dancer, singer and a comedian who can tell her jokes in 4 languages. As part of the „Comedy Women“ network, she presents her own version of „women with balls“, poking fun at her own life story that looks like it came […]

Part 2: Caught between the two worlds: Dilemma of an expat

By Parul Chhaparia In a recent job interview, the interviewer asked me when did you move to Switzerland and why? I said over five years back to join my husband and mainly because it was challenging to say no to Switzerland. “Well, it depends on where one comes from,” pat came his reply. It did […]

I’m Walking on Sunshine – a Theater Piece for Any Age

I turned 41 this spring. From this point on, I can only get older. No matter how obvious it is that I am getting older, with each day of my life and with each birthday I celebrate, I don’t really lay a serious thought on it. Until the mid-age crisis comes, or we face some […]

Schreiben und auftreten als Autorin mit Migrationshintergrund in der Schweiz

“Wenn ich schreibe fühle ich mich gut, denn es ist die perfekte Medizin, mit dem Schmerz umzugehen, den mir das Leben zugefügt hat. Viele Male schon habe ich geschrieben und dann das Papier zerissen und in den Müll geworfen. Viele Male habe ich sie irgendwo im Keller aufbewahrt. In der Dunkelheit las ich für Ihn. […]

The Flower-injection in the Soul Tired from the Pandemic

On the 8th of March exactly on the International Women’s Day I was taken away by the flower whirlwind. Flowers from the artist’s canvas. And painted flowers suddenly noticed by me among paving stones in the old city of Bern. The wizard’s name was Alex Doll. Walking down the old street of Bern someday in […]

SWAN launches a new initiative to support women in the Swiss audiovisual industry

The Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network (SWAN) presented the first Swiss online directory of women working in the audiovisual industry on January 25th at the Solothurn Film Festival. This initiative aims to raise the visibility of women in this field and to connect them with potential recruiters and partners in order to move forward towards gender […]

Un corso di tedesco sotto l’albero.

La città di Berna regala anche quest’anno dei buoni di 400.- CHF per frequentare dei corsi di tedesco. Ottenerli è semplice, ma attenzione, l’offerta è valida solo fino al 21. Februar 2021! La conoscenza della lingua locale è spesso la chiave per migliorare la propria condizione sociale in Svizzera. Questi corsi costano spesso molto più […]

Feminismo y activismo latinoamericano para escuchar

En estos tiempos de pandemia no sólo encontré en los podcasts un gran aliado para transitar el aislamiento social, sino también un medio poderoso para estar conectada con el feminismo y activismo de mi región – Latinoamérica. Según el último informe de Voxnest, las escuchas de podcast en español crecieron un 94% y en un […]

«Метаморфоза»: как стать бабочкой, разорвав цепь насилия

Bild: Zarina Tadjibaeva

«ReBelle Art» – это намного больше, чем две женщины (Махина Джураева и Зарина Таджибаева), выступающие на сцене. Это коллектив женщин разного культурного происхождения – из Таджикистана, Швейцарии, Южной Африки и Китая, –  которые гармонично дополняют друг друга. Спектакль «Метаморфоза», который был показан в рамках фестиваля феминистского театра «OH BODY!»  в «Шлахтхаусе» в Берне, являл собой незавершенный набросок […]