The flip side of medals: The line between tough coaching and abuse was blurred in Romanian gymnastics
For over 40 years, during the golden age of Romanian gymnastics, we celebrated the medals won by child-gymnasts and looked away from their pain, fears and sufferings. What if we listened to them more carefully?
To heal on a societal level is to recognize and repent, so that we can begin to imagine a future in which no one has to feel the painful effects of racism.
“Until we are able to gas them like the Nazis, the Roma will infect the nation:” Roma and the ethnicization of COVID-19 in Romania
Amid fears of the global spread of COVID-19, Romanian society fails to keep racism towards Roma at bay.
In Sibiu, a team of foreign doctors repairs children’s hearts thanks to donors, as the state fails to protect its most vulnerable citizens.
Although for 20 years now we’ve been trying to help women in Romania feel safer, being a victim is still more shameful than being an aggressor. This has to change.
What do Romanian teenage girls have to say about safety and gender violence and who do they talk to about it?
In the Popa family, Sorin is the father, Loredana is the mother, and Huntington is the genetic disease that irreversibly changed their lives.
I looked into my family’s history and my hometown of Suceava for answers to the conversations I never had with my mother and grandmother.
The peace of being yourself somewhere far away or the familiar chaos of being at home. Which would you choose?
A conversation with therapist Esther Perel about the modern couple, the polarizations within it, and a way out of them.
In her struggle to become the world’s number one, Simona Halep’s toughest opponent was herself.
A massive earthquake will hit Bucharest. It is only a matter of time and there is nothing we can do to prevent it.
Last fall, a few kids from Pitesti teamed up against a classmate they were afraid of. Nobody won, but everyone lost.
Elena Calistru and Funky Citizens are training a new generation in active citizenship.