Sian Norris

Sian Norris is a writer and feminist activist. She is the founder and director of the Bristol Women's Literature Festival and runs the successful feminist blog sianandcrookedrib.blogspot.com. Her first novel, Greta and Boris: A Daring Rescue was published in 2013 by Our Street Books.

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The strange absence of women on our cultural landscape, and what I decided to do about it

The Bristol Women’s Literature Festival aims to continue the great feminist tradition of raising the profile of women writers from history

Numbers of rapes reported to police have soared by almost one-third over the last year

At last, the DPP are confronting some toxic rape myths with their new guidelines

Let’s hope that the move to put the onus on accused rapists to prove consent means that no accuser will ever be made to feel guilty

Reeva Steenkamp is

Since Reeva Steenkamp's death, 243 women have been killed by male violence in the UK alone

Meanwhile, the refuges that have saved countless women’s lives are being closed

Surprising claims: Oscar Pistorius arrives at the High Court in Pretoria on 13 October
Good2Go is the sexual consent app

Good2Go: Proper sex and relationships education will help end assault, not an iPhone app

As ever with ‘rape avoidance’ technology, the proposed solution fails to respond to the actual problem

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is wrong to suggest that there can be varying degrees of severity involved in rape

It’s not up to men to try and define women’s experiences of violence for them

Hobby Lobby co-founders David Green and Barbara Green leave the US Supreme Court

The Hobby Lobby ruling was an attack on women’s sexual freedom

The 'faith' of a corporation can now dictate the healthcare provided to its employees

The comments by Richard Scudamore were reportedly made in a ‘Frankie Howerd style way’

There's no off-switch for sexism. The Premier League should have sacked Scudamore

You can't champion women’s equality in your professional life - and discuss women in these offensive terms in your personal life.

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