Paintings for Parity


Global Gendergap
Globally there is a gendergap of 32-95 % which still needs to be closed.
Inequality is rooted in many cultures worldwide. To close the gap women need to be seen and respected for what they do, their value, their capacity and knowledge needs to be seen . Their vision on the world needs to be shared. 

Paintings for Parity
I set up a platform called Women with a Voice, to make women visible through art.
I started to paint portraits of women. 
Ordinary women like your mother, your aunt, your best friend.
Women who have a story to tell, a gift to share or a vision to see.

189 Women across the world
It is my goal to paint 189 women across the world.  Different women of different countries. 
All the paintings are photographed. The photos of the paintings will be published in a book. I make them also visible on social media and use them in my speeches and presentations.
Read more about the project here 

How you can help
1. Think of an incredible woman you know 
2. Send me an email ( with the information about her life, a photograph and select a size (=prize) for the painting and your address
3. Donate the money for the painting through Go Fund Me

What do you get
You get the painting as a gift, or you can gift it to someone else.
The painting is sent to you, where ever you live! 

10 paintings of € 500 is enough to complete my first goal!

What you make possible
You help a bigger cause. This project does not go unseen! You help the women to become visible and remembered for what they do. 
I have only just started and already my recent painting 'Orsine' was exhibited during the genderequality forum in Geneva this year. 
So I do not think small.  Women need to be seen for what they do, and raise global attention on genderequality!

Platform to make women visible through art; Women with a Voice
With the money donated for these portraits  I fund my platform Women with A Voice. The platform raises awereness for genderequality through art globally.
I make films, organise speeches, workshops, masterclasses, workshops teaching courses and filmscreenings around the world. 
I collaborate with local communities and woman's centres to help raise awareness and to give a platform to share thoughts, to discuss and make women's rights human rights.
I am saving to produce a new short film. 
The films create gender awareness through filmscreenings internationally
My film was already selected for Shortcutz Short film festival in Amsterdam. 
It was screened in Outpost Ubud accompanied with a discussion on genderroles. 

I have completed a film about a woman in India, Indonesia, and my next film is about a local woman in Japan. 
read more about my previous film Husband for a day here 
watch the trailer here 

more information of the platform Women with a Voice


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Marieke Warmelink 
Amsterdam Binnenstad en Oostelijk Havengebied, NL
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