Laura Bates

Laura Bates is the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project.

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Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project

Now the Everyday Sexism Project has reached 100,000 entries, here's what I want to happen next

I don't know how to feel about the milestone, but I do know what needs to be done

Sex and Relationships Education is too important to leave to chance

Young people are bombarded with negative messages about sex

The Everyday Sexism Project, which was founded by Laura Bates, has collected 50,000 entries

Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories

Laura Bates describes how a project she launched two years ago has struck a chord with women around the world

The day the Everyday Sexism Project won - and Facebook changed its image

The social network had buried its head in the sand on gender violence and '#FBrape' until my campaign

The anonymity provided by the sites has made them a hotbed for sexual pressure, bullying and abuse

Next generation of social media 'exposing girls to sexual abuse'

Increasingly popular 'question and answer' websites accused of exploiting children

Long after Jimmy Savile, our society normalises sexual assault and shames victims into silence

That women 'ask for it' and victims should 'be responsible for avoiding assault', are recurring themes in the stories sent to our writer's Everyday Sexism blog

The protests sparked by gang-rape in India aren't the beginning and they won't be the end

From rape and assault to catcalls and street harassment, women around the world are taking a stand against gender prejudice.

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2012: the year when it became okay to blame victims of sexual assault

The myth that women can be held responsible for men’s sex crimes has returned,  writes Laura Bates

A letter to Santa from all women

We don't want material things this Christmas, just equality and respect.

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