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.
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