Tag Archives: sexism

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

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

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Men twice as likely to earn over £50,000 a year as women, according to new figures

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Men working full-time are twice as likely to earn over £50,000 a year as full-time women, according to an analysis by the TUC to mark Equal Pay Day.

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Why are we blaming girls for the actions of predatory men?

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When young boys are raped or molested, no one asks what they did to deserve it.

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We’re still failing victims of FGM

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Why has France successfully prosecuted over 100 criminals relating to FGM while the UK will make its first prosecution this year?

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We have an opportunity to build a positive legacy for women and girls in Afghanistan

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Labour must be a tireless champion of efforts to stamp out sexual violence in Afghanistan.

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Confinement of Saudi princesses a reminder that women are second-class citizens in Saudi Arabia

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The ugly reality mocks the image of a nation cited as the citadel of Islam.

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Calls for the introduction of FGM in the Maldives should worry all of us

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It is vitally important the UK uses its influence and clout to lead a global campaign that seeks to rid the world of FGM.

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UKIP: a history of cranks and oddballs

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Donna Edmunds, a UKIP councillor and candidate in the European elections, has said that businesses should be able to refuse services to women and gay people. She isn’t the first UKIP candidate to court controversy.

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The University of Edinburgh has put the rights of bigots above those of women

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Genuine equality issues are taking a back seat to accommodating religious intolerance in student politics.

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