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?
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
Half of Ukip voters say they are prejudiced against people of other races
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East
- 1 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 2 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 3 What color is The Dress, white and gold or blue and black? An eyewitness gives a definitive answer
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 Fearne Cotton quits Radio 1 after ten years for 'family and new adventures'