Laura Bates is the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, a collection of over 10,000 women's daily experiences of gender inequality. She is also contributor at Women Under Siege, a New York-based project working to combat the use of sexualised violence as a tool of war. She has written for the Independent, the Huffington Post, Grazia, the Women's Media Center and JUMP! magazine for girls.
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
13 December 2013 06:21 PM
Laura Bates describes how a project she launched two years ago has struck a chord with women around the world
29 May 2013 07:40 PM
The social network had buried its head in the sand on gender violence and '#FBrape' until my campaign
13 February 2013 07:31 PM
Increasingly popular 'question and answer' websites accused of exploiting children
11 January 2013 06:20 PM
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
09 January 2013 06:00 AM
From rape and assault to catcalls and street harassment, women around the world are taking a stand against gender prejudice.
28 December 2012 06:01 PM
The myth that women can be held responsible for men’s sex crimes has returned, writes Laura Bates
19 December 2012 12:00 AM
We don't want material things this Christmas, just equality and respect.
12 December 2012 12:00 AM
Think sexist advertising isn't a big deal? Think again.
04 December 2012 12:14 PM
Want to play as a female character? Choose the vulnerable victim, or the sexy, disproportioned vixen.
27 November 2012 11:14 AM
Rape jokes only make fun of victims who have trouble being believed in the first place - it's not 'banter', it's offensive.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
- 1 British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article