The World Health Organisation’s new definition of infertility enshrines a man’s right to do to women what patriarchy has always done to them – own their bodies.
In the wake of the cancellation of a public debate on this subject, one of the speakers shares her view on where society's approach to gender nonconformity is going wrong.
The decision to allow the complainant's former sexual partners to give evidence was rare and should not deter sexual assault victims from coming forward.
Sarah Jessica Parker's new TV series which charts the decline of a marriage is no laughing matter.
How has London’s most exclusive street, renowned for men’s suit-making, reacted to its first female tailor?
From the moment women enter the world of work, they are underpaid.
Knox had the bad luck to be a photogenic young woman who had once bought condoms – so it was easy to portray her as a sex-crazed killer.
The Northern Irish government upholds a near-total ban on abortion which dates from the 19th century.
Tories are hitting back at Harriet Harman’s suggestion that the new Prime Minister is not a feminist. Who’s right?
The government suggested a change in its position following the #czarnyprotest, saying the women had “taught us humility”.
"To everyone else my mental illness made me more female than ever: fragile, weak, unfit even to offer an accurate account of my innermost experiences."
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