Caroline Criado-Perez

A Pox on the Patriarchy

Author Archives: Week Woman

Becoming a Woman: Trans Women and Male Violence

I don’t really know what it is to become a woman. When I started to become one, in puberty, I was too young to really be able to appraise it. I only … Continue reading

January 28, 2015

SSRIs: It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

This is a blog I’ve been meaning to write for a while. I’ve held back mainly out of fear. I know that by writing this for public consumption, I’m giving … Continue reading

October 27, 2014

Fear in Enclosed Spaces – Don’t Be That Guy

Yesterday I had two rather similar experiences, with vastly different outcomes. One was rather enjoyable – the other triggered a pretty drastic trauma response, the after-effects of which are still … Continue reading

October 3, 2014

A Brief Comment on Peter Nunn, Sentenced Today For Twitter Abuse

Today, Peter Nunn has been sentenced to 18 weeks in jail under  section 127 of the Communications Act, for sending electronic messages that are “grossly offensive or of an indecent, … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

.@Twitter: Optimised For Abuse

Last summer I was the target of months of violent, misogynistic abuse. The abuse was widely reported, although the worst tweets (most of the tweets), were never broadcast or printed, … Continue reading

May 11, 2014

How To Attack A Feminist

It’s come to my attention that yet another overworked, underpaid, under-appreciated wonderful woman who is fighting her guts out, day after day, on behalf of all of us, has come … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

This Is Feminism: Speech at Cambridge Union Debate

I thought I’d upload the text of this speech, which contains a celebration of some awesome feminists from around the world, for International Women’s Day 2014. The motion was “This … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 1 Comment