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When is a Feminist Not a Feminist?

When is a Feminist Not a Feminist?

Paula Wright March 8, 2017 1

This piece was first published as a guest blog on Lee Jussim’s Psychology Today Rabble Rowser blog here. Full references available here. “Feminism: The advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of the equality

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The TUC think 52% of women are sexually harassed at work – here’s why they’re wrong

The TUC think 52% of women are sexually harassed at work – here’s why they’re wrong

Elena Rider August 12, 2016 0

Trying to decipher a report on workplace sexual harassment of women published this Monday by the TUC in conjunction with the Everyday Sexism Project may not be the most fun activity but it certainly

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What Are MPs Doing About Street Harassment?

What Are MPs Doing About Street Harassment?

Backbencher May 22, 2014 1

If you’re female and reading this article, you’ve probably experienced some form of street harassment. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what you’re wearing, what you’re doing or how much of a hurry

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Demanding quotas for women endangers genuine gender equality

Demanding quotas for women endangers genuine gender equality

James Williamson February 18, 2014 0

James Williamson explores how many measures hoping to promote the role of women in politics may actually be a risk to the feminist cause. Amidst the news that more than 50% of Labour’s parliamentary

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Check Your Privilege, Comrade: Identity Politics & The Left

Check Your Privilege, Comrade: Identity Politics & The Left

Lee Jenkins November 21, 2013 3

Can the Left have unity when everybody needs their own collectivised voice? Identity politics is largely a result of how the organised labour came into being; a group (in this case industrial workers) was perceived to

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The lack of female political representation: Who represents me?

Backbencher October 17, 2013 0

“It will be really hard for you to get into politics, because you are a woman”. Having an MP tell you this at the age of 15 certainly highlights the fact that there is

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PMQs Review – 16/01/2013 – …It All Comes Down To Europe

PMQs Review – 16/01/2013 – …It All Comes Down To Europe

Victoria Monro January 16, 2013 3

THE battle between the Government and Labour came down to Europe: and in between the quips and little jokes (that were actually, genuinely amusing for once) was some serious substance, and there are a

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Lock & Load! It’s Open Season On Christians

Lock & Load! It’s Open Season On Christians

Lee Jenkins November 22, 2012 13

The Church of England this week, in its own convoluted way, voted to reject a proposal to allow female bishops. For reformers and modernisers in the Church this was a set back and a

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