The narrative of the fallen abuser is all too familiar: the ruined life that matters is the man’s rather than the woman he raped, hit or killed.
It is absurd to tell women to love themselves in a world that alienates them from their own flesh.
The toll exerted by caring – and how little a capitalist society values such a vital activity – should be one of the key issues for feminism.
Gone Girl is not anti-feminist. True equality is admitting that women can be evil too.
No matter how odd her pronouncements about Julian Assange or the Scottish referendum are, we must never forget that once – with The Beauty Myth – Wolf identified a conspiracy that is real: patriarchy.
A new report suggests that women are lost to a potential career in engineering at the age of 16, when A-level and vocational subject choices are made – More needs to be done to challenge society’s clichéd attitudes and expectations of “masculine” and “feminine” career paths.
Sexualising young girls to sell clothes sends the message that all females, regardless of their age or developmental maturity, are fair sexual game.
The myth of the “poor ex-husband” persists, even though the evidence shows that women and children are too often the victims of post-divorce inequality.
Most audience members are female, but actresses and female writers are having a tough time.
Melissa Benn reviews two new books about remarkable 20th-century women – from Emmeline Pankhurst to Marilyn Monroe.