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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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Feminism And Radicalisation

I am delighted to see that while radical feminists like Meryl Streep are distancing from the F word, people from the right of politics are stepping up to the plate to take her place. At the Conservative Party Conference the … Continue reading

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Why The PM’s Pig Scandal is Also a Feminist Issue

I doubt if Lord Ashcroft’s allegations that David Cameron took part in some revolting act involving a dead pig is going to damage the PM’s reputation too much. If anything it might shed a sympathetic light on him,  particularly since … Continue reading

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Has a wolf whistle become a crime? Is all body language bad?

Like all mothers, I was pretty shocked  to hear of some of the apparent statistics surrounding sexual assault at university – having had two daughters graduate I have a reasonable inkling of what goes on, and indeed what doesn’t, at the … Continue reading

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How Azi Ahmed’s Book Worlds Apart Confronts Feminist Issues

A year ago I was sitting in a restaurant in Caxton Street with friends and colleagues Sally Roberts, Regional Chairman of the London CWO and Azi Ahmed having dinner after a CWO London forums committee meeting. `What have you been … Continue reading

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Why Louise Mensch Should Drop Page 3, For the Sake of Feminism

I am sorry I missed the sexism spat on the net the other day when the erstwhile MP Louise Mensch and former spin doctor Alistair Campbell raked over the coals. If only because tit-for-tatting between social media pros is lightly … Continue reading

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Post Feminism, Do Women Still Need Protecting?

A couple of days ago, the press reported that the parents of Rachel Manning, whose boyfriend was wrongly convicted and served 6 years in jail for her murder, said publicly that their daughter would still be alive if he had … Continue reading

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