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A Pox on the Patriarchy

Porn is only damaging when it’s not Murdoch’s porn

Today our esteemed PM, the right honourable David Cameron, announced that from henceforth, ISPs will have to block all online pornography – and consumers will have to take practical steps … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 11 Comments

Our New Lord Chief Justice: A Barrister’s Perspective

- Emma Dixon In November 2011, one of the country’s most senior judges, Lady Justice Hallett, voiced her support for the use of the ‘tie-breaker’ provisions in the Equality Act … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

The Day the Judiciary Didn’t Change

The news – although not yet officially announced – that Sir John Thomas is to succeed Lord Judge as lord chief justice of England and Wales shows how fallible some … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Banknotes Campaign Meets the Bank of England – Statement

Yesterday, the 9th of July, I met the Bank to discuss our campaign, how we might remedy the current issue of Churchill / Fry, and how we might ensure that … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

We are running out of time; help spread the word and see justice done!

WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME! We have raised an amazing amount of money to see justice done, but our deadline of the 24th of June is fast approaching! Please … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t Read the Comments? Why The Hell Shouldn’t I?

As I completed my victory lap* around the internet this morning, I did something I have trained myself not to do, after too many disheartening and even disturbing experiences. Yes … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 14 Comments

Let Me Explain Mervyn: change.org/banknotes

- Caroline Criado-Perez On this auspicious day in 2013, Mervyn King, our esteemed Governor of that august institution, the Bank of England, graced the airwaves via the Murnaghan Show on … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 12 Comments

BBC Sexism Strikes Back

- Caroline Criado-Perez Women getting fired from their jobs because they sprouted their first crow’s foot. Men – and only men – talking about women’s bodies. Men holding nearly twice as … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 6 Comments

A Vindication of the Representation of Women

UPDATE: See this very relevant tweet from @matt_sperling:  Yesterday, the Bank of England unveiled its latest banknote. It’s a crisp shiny new fiver. And we’re all very excited about it, … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

No More Silencing

Pubic hair. Always guaranteed to generate debate. Always guaranteed to make me cross. And this morning’s debate, instigated by the release of this article in the Independent was no different, and … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 23 Comments
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