The trial of three European feminists charged with public indecency after demonstrating topless in front of Tunisia’s Palace of Justice began in Tunis today.
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Sunday 02 June 2013
She's an asset to the nation: happy and glorious, long to reign over us, God save Clare Balding. Turn on any TV channel and the odds are you will see her mischievous eyes beneath that Diana mop. The bookies should call off all bets, for she can wear the silks of whichever stable wants her and she makes changing horses in mid-sentence seem easy.
Friday 31 May 2013
There was an unnerving moment in the first episode of Up the Women when it looked as if Jessica Hynes might have contracted a bad case of Eltonitis, an inflammation of the funny bone that can render even the most talented writers temporarily witless.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Facebook has agreed to review its community standards around hate speech following a campaign led by the Everyday Sexism project
Friday 10 May 2013
With York University Student Union refusing to ratify a feminist society on campus, student campaigner Helena Horton remains convinced that they need one more than ever
Thursday 09 May 2013
Even if you've already heard from the online ‘masculism’ mob, the men's rights comments under a recent Independent article must be read to be believed
Friday 03 May 2013
The University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) has refused to ratify a feminist society for the second time, in a move that has left some students frustrated at the lack of feminist representation among officially ratified YUSU societies.
Sunday 28 April 2013
In yet another cheering sign that feminism’s third wave is gathering pace, the writer Charlotte Raven has announced plans to resurrect the dusty corpse of the radical feminist magazine Spare Rib.
Thursday 18 April 2013
When we feminists put our time and energy into deconstructing a culture of inequality, the least our adversaries can do is make an effort to stay on-trend
Monday 15 April 2013
Her champions say the former PM promoted individual freedom. But her record shows precious little proof of this
Sussex University unions consider industrial action over outsourcing, though strike ballot has not been agreed
Friday 05 April 2013
The first steps towards industrial action at the University of Sussex are being discussed by the branches of three unions represented at the south coast campus.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Harriet Harman has written to major broadcasters asking about the number of older women employed within their organisations, the Labour Party said today.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Men are supposed to be able to handle being beaten up by a girl – after all, she’s just a girl, right?
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Hairdressers in Denmark are spitting curlers after the country's equality officials effectively ruled it was illegal for women to be charged more for haircuts than men.
Friday 21 December 2012
The UN has rightly called for a ban on female genital mutilation
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