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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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To quota or not to quota?

‘There are no more all male boards in FTSE 100 companies,’ says Lord Davies latest report. The former trade minister’s announcement today must make welcome reading for feminists campaigning on this issue. Progress has at last been made and quite … Continue reading

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UK Feminism’s New Frontier: FGM

The fact that Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the face for attending school,is present at the global summit in London today is significant not just for modern feminism, but also all women in the UK. It’s a reminder of … Continue reading

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The Weakness of the Toy Debate and Feminism

Consumer affairs minister and Lib Dem MP Jenny Willott has today raised the well wrung out debate about feminism and pink and blue colours. The fact that fewer women are taking up science and engineering jobs is a valid reason … Continue reading

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The Realism Of Right Wing Feminism: Why the Left Should Centre On it

There is a  fundamental split  between the right wing and left wing thinking on feminism. Socialists base their approach on the notion that men and women are alike in every single aspect, and, because not everyone is enlightened enough to … Continue reading

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What did UK Feminism really achieve in 2013?

2013 was a year feminism saw a significant resurgence. There were safety issues, like the gang rape horrors in India and Egypt, and equality matters such as the sole female cabinet member case in Australia and the EU’s 40% company … Continue reading

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How London Fashion Week Can Influence Feminism

Apart from the £100 million it adds to the British economy, London Fashion Week is also a vital social snap shot we can work from. The 2013 five day show is the first to take place since Vogue launched their … Continue reading

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