If as a society we wish to improve attitudes towards sexual consent – and more importantly reduce the number of women who are sexually assaulted by men – we need to end to the sexual double standard.
Tag Archives: feminism
In order to eradicate acid violence the full extent of the crime needs to be recognised.
Conservative party MEPs have voted with the BNP to oppose a resolution supporting womens’ sexual and reproductive health across Europe.
Attempts to address human rights abuses within minority communities is too often met with accusations of bigotry.
In Rwanda, 24 of the 80 seats in the Chamber of Deputies are reserved for women. The quota system is just a push, the rest comes naturally. Perhaps the UK would find the same?
We were disappointed to read the evidence free and emotive piece published on this site last week by Marko Atilla Hoare.
Abortion is something so horrible it has to be described with euphemisms: ‘a woman’s right to control her own body’; ‘a woman’s right to control her reproductive choices’. But the most common is ‘a woman’s right to choose’.
Recently there has been something of a backlash against equal rights movements – the counter demand for pride/rights/support from majority or dominant groups. This has taken the form of everything from university-based “masculinity groups” to those advancing the concept of “straight pride”.