Rachel is a freelance writer, based in London. Her main interests are politics and social affairs, particularly education, welfare, social mobility and women's issues.
Charlize Theron may have gone off script, but she has every right to compare press intrusion to rape
02 June 2014 04:23 PM
If that is how she perceives things, does anyone have the right to demand an apology?
16 May 2014 03:45 PM
Why is it pervy for men to take secret pictures of women, yet somehow more acceptable the other way around?
04 April 2014 11:21 AM
Like the typical porno, this gives us male power over several helpless females, dressed up as a Trigger Happy-style trick
21 March 2014 01:00 AM
As Esther Rantzen pointed out when criticising the proposals, teenagers are often extremely self-conscious over the changes their bodies are going through
22 January 2014 03:59 PM
Male actors are celebrated for their talent while their female co-stars have far more column inches examining their bodies
12 December 2013 10:00 AM
It seems women are being sent two steps back in the constant battle to be treated as equals at work
11 November 2013 11:34 AM
Women who have ‘stolen’ someone’s husband are being outed by betrayed wives. But we have to challenge the belief that if a married man strays, he’s not responsible
India's parody rape ‘it's your fault’ video sends a message to us all about the ways victims are blamed
25 September 2013 12:26 PM
The uncomfortable truth is that we still find similar attitudes towards rape in the West with disturbing regularity
28 August 2013 04:09 PM
The question of why we continue to lock up some of the most vulnerable and damaged women in society for relatively petty offences has yet to be answered
12 July 2013 11:42 AM
According to the latest data from the ONS, by 2016 more children will be born out of wedlock than to married couples. Is this really such a harbinger of doom?
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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