11:10 . So what if people view us as angry women ? For good reasons we are.
(She laughs) We started ‘Period.’ because we noticed a lot of casual sexism and sexual harassment here in Brussels: at work, in public transportation and even on the streets.
I guess this has something to do with Brussels being a centre of male power and hence : toxic masculinity. Everywhere in the world where power is highly concentrated, there are abuses of power. But we live in the European capital and the E.U. is supposed to represent values of freedom, equality and justice. So yes, this makes me angry.
(Sara has been working as the press officer of a member of the European Parliament since 2015. She is also a journalist and one of the founders of Period. : a feminist network and grassroots movement based in Brussels)