As MPs discuss a national action plan to end FGM, campaigners explain the practical steps the country needs to take to eradicate this abuse.
Neither the left nor the right can get their heads round the fact that there’s nothing romantic about liberating “the workers” when said workers are women up to their elbows in shit.
Misogyny both creates and thrives on women’s intellectual insecurities, implying that dissent merely signifies one’s inability to access a greater, higher truth.
For too long, I was self-centred enough to never have thought of my mother as someone with a richer and more fascinating life than my own.
As a dominatrix, men come to me to explore a sexuality that is socially forbidden. While patriarchy endures, they will never be free to express who they are, or treat women as they should be treated.
Anita Anand's Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary explores the life of an overlooked but important campaigner.
We live in a world in which most men neither notice nor care about the broader context in which women’s voices are suppressed. Can anything be done?
The trend for using long-dead actresses to front campaigns aimed at female consumers is at best tasteless and at worst insidious.
There is no special fantasy zone in which female subjectivity can be suspended. Women are people 100 per cent of the time.
When we think about changing the world, we usually think big. But even the biggest oppression is made of small, seemingly insignificant things, and it is just as worthwhile to campaign for these issues.