Press, targeted selection by Dina-Perla Portnaar

Growing up in a closed-up community

De Nieuwe Wereld (Dutch)

An adult community does not shy away from self-reflection

De Vrijdagavond (Dutch)

DNA with sprinkles. Ordering a baby

Ouders Van Nu, part onetwo and three (Dutch). Also, podcast Mariska van Dam (Dutch)

Not having children

Famme (Dutch)

VIVA 400 Good Award and trends

VIVA coverbodytrends section and press (Dutch)

Memoirs on Jewish ultra-orthodoxy

Huis van de Wijkkrant, part one and two (Dutch)

Living gracefulness as a personal guide

The Theosophy Association (Dutch). Awake Magazine (Dutch)

Living gracefully and exercise

Vriendin (Dutch)

Fertility and endometriosis

Women’s Health (Dutch)

Most inspiring people of the year

Fonk magazine (Dutch)

Let’s talk freedom

Nieuw WijKRO-NCRV, Vrijdenkers via HUMAN and Boeddistisch Dagblad (Dutch)

HUMAN and free thinking

Humanistisch Verbond (Dutch). Groene, TROUW and Volkskrant (Dutch)

Matters should not be swept under the rug

WNL (Dutch)

Fled home and cut off all contact

EenVandaag and NPO Radio 1

Passionate work makes misbehavior impossible

Management Impact (Dutch)


Transparency is the hardest thing

Management Impact (Dutch)

I am not your property.

De Groene Amsterdammer (Dutch)

Ode to my grandmother: we both fought hard in our lives

 Telegraaf TV (Dutch)

Searching pen with raison d’être

 Trotse Moeders (Dutch).  Trotse Moeders II (Dutch)

Exodus uit de vuurtoren, high profile memoirs

 Trotse Moeders (Dutch)

About endometriosis

Mijn Geheim (Dutch)

Communication and transparency can break open closed bastions

Adformatie (Dutch)

Dry January

Telegraaf and print (Dutch).

Taboo around an unsafe childhood

 Mynd (Dutch)

Free spirited Dina-Perla

Zie Oud Zuidfirst edition give-away (Dutch).

Remembering grandmother

Remember meLibelle and Libelle part two.

How ultra-orthodoxy won

TROUW (Dutch)

Closed-up communities are not always safe for women

Nederlands Dagblad, Nederlands Dagblad and print (Dutch)

NPO Radio 1

NPO Radio 1, episode 1episode 2episode 3episode 4, episode 5 and episode 6, part one and part two.

What can’t stand the light of day?

NPO Radio 1 (Dutch)

Abuse in nice streets

RTL Nieuws (Dutch)

Coming out

Het Parool (Dutch)

Community before the individual

Wendy Online, Held in eigen verhaal (Dutch)

Chief Spiritual Officers: Caring for the human spirit with integrity, grace and safety

Spiritual Care Association

Free thinker exposition Amsterdams Museum

Nieuw Wij (Dutch)

You and your pet

Vriendin (Dutch)


Fun X (Dutch)

Special meaning of walking

Telegraaf and print (Dutch)

Dutch elections

Telegraaf TV (Dutch)

Healing force of animals

RTL Nieuws (Dutch)

Break the cycle of violence and isolation

Jan magazine (Dutch)

Endometriosis Awareness Month

 Telegraaf (Dutch)

Safety and the Cheider

Telegraaf (Dutch)

Lobby around endometriosis

Petition (Dutch)

Growth and forgiveness

Zuid, cover and body (Dutch)

Confrontation with violence

De Kanttekening (Dutch)

NINA magazine, Het Laatste Nieuws

Het Laatste Nieuws (Dutch)

Pushing back

NH Nieuws (Dutch)

Breaking with our parents’ traditions

De Publieke Tribune Radio (Dutch)