Ana Vasileva (b. 1982), Bitola; lives and works in Skopje, North Macedonia), feminist, women’s rights activist. Post-graduate student of Gender Studies at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities in Skopje, works as an interpreter and translator. Actively engaged in raising the awareness about gender issues and promoting policies of solidarity and collective responsibility. She is also part of the PeachPreach duo that organizes events promoting women’s discourse and challenging patriarchal oppression through public storytelling, thus continuing the tradition of women’s oral history as opposed to the canonized male written history.
Firmly believes that feminist thought and action are intertwined and that feminist theory and practice go hand in hand and believes that a person’s individual efforts must always be grounded on the principles of female solidarity and intersectionality in practice. Interested in studying and promoting women’s oral history and women’s writing.
Her interests revolve largely around the areas of violence against women and rape culture and the ways they affect and shape women and society. Analyzes how pop culture and the media normalize and minimize violence against women in the every-day public discourse.