Tag Archives: sexism

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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FGM is an atrocity which transcends politics – we must ensure that the Tories oppose it in deed as well as word

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Tories in Europe are hampering attempts to tackle FGM.

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If we fail to defend the rights of all women, we will only empower sexists

Segregation is an immoral concept designed to force one group of people into a separate, subordinate existence.

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Gender segregation guidelines withdrawn by Universities UK

In a stunning victory for the campaign against gender segregation in British universities, Universities UK has now dropped its controversial guidelines which would have allowed visiting speakers to segregate students on the basis of their gender.

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Gender segregation ‘not permissible’ under equality law

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has ruled that segregation as proposed by the vice-chancellors’ body is “not permissible” under existing equality laws.

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A future Labour government ‘will not tolerate’ gender segregation in our universities

Labour shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna MP has spoken out strongly over the dicision by Universities UK to permit gender segregation on British university campuses.

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Why we’re protesting against gender segregation this evening

The decision to allow gender segregation on campus is a shocking betrayal of any notion of equality between the sexes, let alone democracy or socialism.

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