Feminism

Rape and misogyny claims spark crisis in Australian politics
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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Rape and misogyny claims spark crisis in Australian politics

String of lawmakers hit by allegations amid renewed surge of #MeToo anger
7 Apr 2021
‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’
An International Women’s Day march in Madrid
Instant Opinion

‘Equality seemed simple, so we underestimated how revolutionary such changes would be’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
8 Mar 2021
Wollstonecraft statue condemned as ‘naked silver Barbie’
Statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in Newington Green, London
In Brief

Wollstonecraft statue condemned as ‘naked silver Barbie’

Maggi Hambling’s statue is intended to represent the feminist icon’s imagination
11 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘now is the time to defend Julian Assange’
Julian Assange
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Instant Opinion: ‘now is the time to defend Julian Assange’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 24 February
24 Feb 2020
What are women banned from doing in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi women
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What are women banned from doing in Saudi Arabia?

Social reforms in the kingdom not as far reaching as first assumed, say campaigners
23 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’
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Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 14 November
14 Nov 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 21. Divorce
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52 ideas that changed the world - 21. Divorce

From Henry VIII to the modern day, divorce has reshaped our notion of marriage
1 Nov 2019

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge: five things you didn’t know
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge: five things you didn’t know

Emmy winner signs £50m Amazon deal
25 Sep 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 7. Feminism
Suffragettes
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52 ideas that changed the world - 7. Feminism

How women fought for social and political liberation
26 Jul 2019
Jess Phillips: the Labour MP’s fiercest rows
Jess Phillips
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Jess Phillips: the Labour MP’s fiercest rows

Straight-talking politician has hit the headlines again after taking on leader of a protest against same-sex education
21 May 2019
‘Smug little minds’ lecturer Michael Blackburn quits
Michael Blackburn
In Brief

‘Smug little minds’ lecturer Michael Blackburn quits

Lincoln University academic triggered controversy with comments on female oppression, Islam and terrorism
26 Feb 2019
University professor facing sack over spoof academic papers
Peter Boghossian
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University professor facing sack over spoof academic papers

Peter Boghossian’s bid to expose politically correct ‘nonsense’ included rewriting Mein Kampf with ‘feminist buzzwords’ thrown in
9 Jan 2019
Seven best books on feminism
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Seven best books on feminism

From Virginia Woolf to Roxane Gay, here are The Week’s top picks of feminist literature and non-fiction
2 Jul 2018
Germaine Greer's most controversial quotes
Germaine Greer
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Germaine Greer's most controversial quotes

Feminist academic tells Hay Festival that most so-called sex attacks are ‘just lazy, careless and insensitive’
31 May 2018
Emma Watson's topless controversy: What's it all about?
Emma Watson
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Emma Watson's topless controversy: What's it all about?

Actor 'quietly stunned' by reaction to Vanity Fair photoshoot showing her baring her breasts
6 Mar 2017
Is Pirelli's 2017 calendar really a 'feminist statement'?
Uma Thurman
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Is Pirelli's 2017 calendar really a 'feminist statement'?

Uma Thurman has hailed Peter Lindbergh's images, but others argue the shots are not as natural as they seem
30 Nov 2016
What will Trump presidency mean for global human rights?
Donald Trump
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What will Trump presidency mean for global human rights?

One expert says human rights activists will be 'roadkill' in the path of the Trump juggernaut
15 Nov 2016
Why Irish women are tweeting the PM about their periods
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Why Irish women are tweeting the PM about their periods

Enda Kenny swamped with messages about menstrual cycles as women fight to #appealthe8th
6 Nov 2015
Suffragette: right-to-vote film premieres to protests
Carrie Mulligan and Helena Bonham-Carter in the 2015 movie Suffragettes
In Review

Suffragette: right-to-vote film premieres to protests

Activists' red-carpet stunt brings timely publicity to 'red-blooded' feminist history drama
8 Oct 2015
Lena Dunham to launch feminist newsletter – is it needed?
Lena Dunham
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Lena Dunham to launch feminist newsletter – is it needed?

Lifestyle brand Lenny will be unapologetically honest and cover topics from radical politics to Rihanna
15 Jul 2015
Rihanna video: torture porn provokes pop debate
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Rihanna video: torture porn provokes pop debate

Explicit revenge fantasy has shocked commentators, but is Rihanna part of a worrying trend?
13 Jul 2015
'VAGINA VOTE': Hillary's gender agenda
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'VAGINA VOTE': Hillary's gender agenda

Female voters who value gender over policies have been criticised for 'setting back feminism a hundred years'
29 May 2015
Men's rights movement: why it is so controversial?
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Men's rights movement: why it is so controversial?

Activists claim to fight discrimination against men, but critics argue they're apologists for misogyny
19 Feb 2015
Gender neutral clothing: the trend breaking down barriers
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Gender neutral clothing: the trend breaking down barriers

Selfridges becomes the first British retailer to respond to the increasing demand for gender neutral fashion
28 Jan 2015
Justice for Men and Boys: what we learnt from the manifesto
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Justice for Men and Boys: what we learnt from the manifesto

Britain's anti-feminist party says men are underrepresented in politics and compares feminists to Nazis
14 Jan 2015
GOOD YEAR: 2014 was kind to feminists and royals
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GOOD YEAR: 2014 was kind to feminists and royals

From feminists to cannabis smokers – the groups that have had cause for celebration this year
27 Dec 2014
Woman harassed 100 times in one day in NYC – video
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Woman harassed 100 times in one day in NYC – video

Campaign video designed to raise awareness of street harassment goes viral as actress receives rape and death threats
29 Oct 2014
Could women-only trains reduce sexual assaults?
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Could women-only trains reduce sexual assaults?

Campaigners say idea 'teeters perilously close to victim-blaming', but minister says she wouldn't rule it out
20 Oct 2014
Emma Watson nude photo leak was an 'elaborate hoax'
Emma Watson at the UN
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Emma Watson nude photo leak was an 'elaborate hoax'

Picture threat is followed by another 'hoax within a hoax' orchestrated by serial internet spammers
24 Sep 2014
Is this the end of topless models on Page 3?
Katie Price
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Is this the end of topless models on Page 3?

Campaigners celebrate as Murdoch says it's 'old fashioned'– but editors say readers still want it
12 Sep 2014
BLURRED LINES: Online misogyny needs to end
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BLURRED LINES: Online misogyny needs to end

Kirsty Wark documentary addresses online abuse but fails to tackle the witless misogynists
9 May 2014
Oppressed Majority: how does it feel to be a woman?
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Oppressed Majority: how does it feel to be a woman?

French film that turns everyday sexism on its head draws five million viewers on YouTube
13 Feb 2014
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