Week Woman

A Pox on the Patriarchy

The Brilliant Women Collection: Review

- Sarah Crook If it weren’t both creepy and inappropriate (and possibly borderline illegal) I’d be standing outside my local high school handing out copies of this book rather than … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Women’s Room Needs A New Website!

The Women’s Room needs a new website – and we need your help! Please share this link far and wide – and donate of course! http://www.gofundme.com/thewomensroom

January 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Delhi a month on – a step forward?

Emma Finamore A month ago today, on the 16th December 2012, five men and one teenage boy were involved in the brutal rape and murder of a female student in … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 9 Comments

Equal Education; Unequal Pay

December 21, 2012

The Narcissism of Privilege: The Left Needs to Be More Not Less Aware of It

- Caroline Criado-Perez “…let’s put aside our differences and start fighting back” says Tom Midlane in a recent New Statesman piece on privilege checking. Or as he so eruditely puts … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 5 Comments

Making A Binder for the BBC: Women and Expertise

- Caroline Criado-Perez Expert, n. “One whose special knowledge or skill causes him to be regarded as an authority; a specialist.” The OED’s use of the male pronoun in this … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 11 Comments

Reshuffling Democracy

An edited version of this article has now been republished in the New Statesman; please do feel free to comment there too *     *     *   … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

Can Men Be Feminists?

This article has now been republished in the New Statesman – do feel free to comment there too! * * * * * – Caroline Criado-Perez A couple of days … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 9 Comments

Vaguetionary – Words of the Week are ‘Legitimate Rape’ and ‘Misspoke’

Those dedicated followers of…my blog who hail from the UK might recall a similar episode of ‘misspeaking’ in the context of rape by a man one would have hoped knew … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

The ‘Feminist’ Patriarchy – Clue: the scare-quotes are there for a reason

- Caroline Criado-Perez   So, this week, Louise Mensch stood down from her position as the Right Hon MP for Corby. And right on cue, the lovely, dependable internet produced … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

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