She says there were official calls for her arrest, and Russian TV reported that the cross was a memorial to the victims of Stalinism. Inna has told them they must move constantly, to avoid being covered; their slogan will be written across their bare chest and back, and they need it to be seen. And in February, they provoked both raised eyebrows and a few sniggers by launching themselves topless at Silvio Berlusconi. She says she appreciates how active they are. Sex tourism is a major problem in Ukraineand every woman is victimised as a result, says Alexandra. Protest Gender France Women Ukraine features.
Women's rights activists protest at Davos - in pictures.
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An activist in Tunisia recently posted a topless image of herself online, and two days ago it was reported that a fatwa had been issued, calling for her to be stoned to death. Four years ago, Inna Shevchenko had never even heard of feminism — today she is leader of the infamous topless protest group, Femen. One day last summer, Inna Shevchenko went into a forest outside Kiev, to learn how to use a chainsaw. The group has been accused of deploying only young, slim, beautiful women. Femen activists to bring 'sextremism' to the UK. We realised the key was to give the naked body back to its rightful owner, to women, and give a new interpretation of nudity