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Open letter to Lisa Nandy from Woman’s Place UK

Open letter to Lisa Nandy from Woman’s Place UK

What are your commitments to women and to girls? Dear Lisa Nandy, I write on behalf of the feminist...

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Old-fashioned views mean nurses underpaid

Old-fashioned views mean nurses underpaid

‘Old-fashioned’ perceptions persist of nursing as a job carried out by women for whom caring is...

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Petition: to end zero hours contracts

Petition: to end zero hours contracts

Define ‘flexible’ and ‘choice’. At the last count around 900,000 people were on zero...

End sexual harassment at work

“The government must stop dragging its feet and change the law.” Seven in 10 (68 per cent) people think...

End sexual harassment at work
posted on: Feb 12, 2020 | author: Campaigns

Coercive control and contraception

Women in long-term relationships may become inured to significant levels of reproductive control. As many as one in...

Coercive control and contraception
posted on: Feb 11, 2020 | author: Campaigns

New partnership to fight cervical cancer and HIV

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women living with HIV. UNAIDS and the International Atomic Energy...

New partnership to fight cervical cancer and HIV
posted on: Feb 11, 2020 | author: Campaigns

The sad state of girls’ rights in the UK

Girls still feel disempowered and unable to realise their rights. A new decade may not mean anything new for girls’...

The sad state of girls’ rights in the UK
posted on: Feb 10, 2020 | author: Campaigns

Get child sexual abuse content off the internet

We’ve got to get a grip on the child sexual abuse content epidemic on our open internet. A record number of reports...

Get child sexual abuse content off the internet
posted on: Feb 10, 2020 | author: Campaigns

Men, lies and single mothers

Why we should care about our PM’s rant against single mothers. By Sienna Rodgers Single mothers have a “desire to...

Men, lies and single mothers
posted on: Dec 10, 2019 | author: Guest Poster

Domestic abuse and long-term illnesses linked

“It is important for clinicians to bear in mind that women who have survived abuse are at a greater risk of...

Domestic abuse and long-term illnesses linked
posted on: Dec 10, 2019 | author: Campaigns

Instagram, men, fantasies and underage girls

Update the system Instagram uses to detect and remove sexualised, predatory comments. Collective Shout, a grassroots...

Instagram, men, fantasies and underage girls
posted on: Dec 9, 2019 | author: Campaigns

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