The BBC2 TV series is validating and dispiriting at the same time.
The advertising of skin whitening products has shifted from the downright offensive to the consciously discreet, but the range on offer keeps proliferating.
I find it hard to hate pro-life protestors - but I'm not in County Down, where a 21-year-old is being prosecuted for “attempting to procure a miscarriage”.
Once a fearless pensions campaigner, the Minister has failed to clear up the government's mess over state pensions for an entire generation of women.
Bodies matter. Bodies that eat, sleep, care, nurse, love and, yes, gestate. The world, and the sexism that pervades it, doesn’t make sense without them.
When I was a girl, my mother referred to a spinster who lived nearby as The Awful Warning – a kind of non-human. When I grew up, I got to see for myself what that life was like.
Presenting the child for vaccination, the nurse invariably says, with puzzled face: “Where’s Mummy?” “Oh, that’s easy,” my husband wants to say. “It’s 2016."
The “managed prostitution area” in Leeds has now been made permanent. And yet analysis of it fails to take into account the ever-present danger of male violence.
Tulip Siddiq, a heavily pregnant Labour MP, was reportedly told by the Deputy Speaker that she had brought “down the whole of womankind” by leaving a debate for a snack.
Why can't we always take sexual assault as seriously as we do when migrants and Muslims are involved as perpetrators?
For 1950s women, retirement has become a little like chasing a mirage – you can see but you can’t touch.