Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
While the institutions that abuse victims have to deal with remain corrupt, remote and male-dominated, justice will always be hard to come by.
Before she was so inextricably connected to the phone hacking scandal, Milly Dowler was one of many women maimed and killed by a violent man.
The women’s website Bustle asks its writers to fill out a checklist covering every possible personal angle; it puts a low-market value on their most intimate truths.
From Margaret Thatcher to Hillary Clinton, we forget that women do not deserve to exercise power only on the condition that we would do it “better” than men and promote the feminist cause.
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.
Carrie Brownstein of the riot grrrl pioneers Sleater-Kinney has written an artful and compelling memoir.
It is not a question of whether pornography “caused” this crime, but of the culture we have created around gender, sex and power.
The V&A is wrong to turn down Margaret Thatcher’s wardrobe; we can’t deny the importance of her sex appeal, used to disarm male colleagues in a hostile environment.
From Reclaim the Night to abortion politics, men's participation in feminist spaces too frequently comes with no real cost.
The only girl in England playing football in the boys’ leagues tells the story behind her unique sporting journey.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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