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The Feminist Conundrum of Mysogyny On The Net

After The Guardian launched a campaign called The Web We Want, in preparation for a conference next month,  it was discovered that of the top 10 most abused accounts on Twitter, eight were women and two were black men. As women make up … Continue reading

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How Legs Have Become a Feminist Issue

The wearing of trousers by women has always been loosely linked with liberty and emancipation.  Up until the 20th century they were viewed as men’s clothes. So much so that  in 1919 a Puerto Rican woman who wore them in … Continue reading

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What Female Politicians Can Learn From Thatcher and Clinton

How the US selection teaches us a fair bit about the state of feminism today. On the face of it, it was not unreasonable for Hilary Clinton to court the female vote. Apparently women account for 52% in the US, … Continue reading

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