Caroline Criado-Perez

A Pox on the Patriarchy

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Fact-checking MRA Myths

Every so often on twitter — actually, let’s be honest — most days on twitter, in response to a tweet of mine about how women are going to be particularly … Continue reading

January 30, 2019

Carcinogens in your cosmetics? Welcome to Brexit Britain

How would you feel about putting a lovely dollop of formaldehyde on your nails? No? Well, perhaps I could interest you in a sprinkling of asbestos for your skin? Hmm, … Continue reading

January 8, 2019

A Singapore-style economy would be bad for public services – and worse for women

Another day, another substanceless soundbite from a government rapidly running out of ideas. Yesterday it was Singapore’s turn to have its day in the sun. Jeremy Hunt flew to the … Continue reading

January 3, 2019

What’s best for women is best for Britain

In the past year, an estimated 1.3 million women have been victims of domestic abuse. The police receive a domestic violence related call every 30 seconds. Every week, an average … Continue reading

December 20, 2018

We need to change our tune.. and fast

On Newsnight last Friday I watched political journalist Jenni Russell telling Alastair Campbell, editor-at-large of this newspaper, to shut up. During a heated debate, Russell was trying to make the point that … Continue reading

December 19, 2018

Failing to call a People’s Vote now is a betrayal of democracy

Last week, the case for a People’s Vote received several key boosts. First, on Monday morning, the European Court of Justice ruled that the UK can unilaterally withdraw Article 50. … Continue reading

December 18, 2018

Theresa May: The Will of the People has changed. Give us a #PeoplesVote

The lead letter in The Times today calls for Theresa May to give women a People’s Vote and is signed by 62 leading women, including Paloma Faith, Gabby Logan and … Continue reading

November 17, 2018