Sarah Ditum is a journalist who writes regularly for the Guardian, New Statesman and others. Her website is here.
Like the heroine, the narrative feels becalmed and slightly wrong-footed in Anthony Quinn’s Freya.
It’s impossible to ignore that the latest research into sexualisation in schools shows that the lives being blighted are very nearly always female ones.
Only women are asked to choose between being our bodies and being a person.
Walsh's short stories are elegant, but the closed-off life they portray is an impoverished one for anybody.
We still aren’t talking enough about what supposedly civilised men actually do to women in prostitution.
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.
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