Caroline Criado-Perez

A Pox on the Patriarchy

Author Archives: carolinecriadoperez

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

Battle for equal pay will be harder outside EU

If you’re a woman, by the time you read this you’ll already have been working for free for a week. You won’t be paid again until January. That is the … Continue reading

November 16, 2018

Women Are Still Being Shut Out By This Blokes’ Brexit

Our voices have been absent from the Brexit debate – so it’s no surprise this deal has nothing in it for women Brexit has always been a big deal for … Continue reading

November 15, 2018

Axing NDAs isn’t the answer…there’s another way to deal with abusers

When I first heard about the Philip Green story, I was definitely part of the “ban NDAs (non-disclosure agreements)” crowd. It’s a tawdry story, one that is becoming tiresomely familiar … Continue reading

November 4, 2018

Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice Is Failing Women by Helena Kennedy review – a fiercely critical eye

I read Helena Kennedy QC’s new book, Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice Is Failing Women, while Dr Christine Blasey Ford was giving evidence before the US Senate judiciary committee. Shortly afterwards, the president of … Continue reading

October 14, 2018

Why I didn’t report the attack against me

Afterwards, in the car, I laughed and pretended I couldn’t remember his name. It was an attempt – a pathetic one – to take back some form of control. Everything’s … Continue reading

October 12, 2018

Clip of me speaking to the Evening Standard about why I do what I do

Meet @CCriadoPerez She’s here to remind you that women DO exist #Progress1000 — Evening Standard (@standardnews) October 10, 2018

October 11, 2018