Tag Archives: misogyny

How an Islamist made the case for secularism


A Pakistani cleric has found himself a victim of the very laws that he promotes.

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The internet helps create Julien Blancs – but it can also take them down


The days of normalising rape and misogyny are numbered, thanks to the power of online campaigning.

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Is the Huffington Post branching out into sexist upskirt shots?

Wimbledon is supposed to be about decorum and propriety. And yet it seems that much of the respect that is automatically conferred upon the male tennis fraternity does not extend to women.

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Poll: How often do you experience street harassment?

According to American campaign group Stop Street Harassment, the definition of street harassment is: Street harassment”Unwelcome words and actions by unknown persons in public places which are motivated by gender and invade a person’s physical and emotional space in a disrespectful, creepy, startling, scary, or insulting way.”

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Acora Ltd insults women with shockingly sexist advert, then botches apology

Acora IT Outsourcing Ltd has caused shock and dismay with the publication of an advertisement that is extremely offensive and insulting.

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Women still blamed for sexual violence, according to study

New figures show that women are still blamed by a significant proportion of people for sexual violence.

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