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In depth: Poland’s war on women

"The underenforcement of the Convention prevented it from having as much positive impact on Polish women’s situation as it could have; and thus the first likely effect of its possible disappearance from the legal system would be a symbolic approval and reinforcement of traditional, violence-inducing gender roles."

A No Spoiler Review of Mrs America

To be honest, I didn’t originally want to watch Mrs America. I have studied the history of 1970s American feminism so hearing...

Wages Against Housework: “More smiles? More money.”

“More smiles? More money.” This was the rallying cry of women around the world in the 1970s. They were adamant that women everywhere should...

Review: Florence Given’s debut book Women Don’t Owe You Pretty

Florence Given sells feminism as what it is: freeing and utterly delicious. She affirms and articulates precisely the points it feels so hard to put your finger on sometimes.

The societal consequences of the prosthetic womb in Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The...

Imagining a world where reproductive technology has evolved to popularise prosthetic wombs, Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The Growing Season’ toes the line between utopia...
Jo ( Gemma Dobson) and Geoffrey (Stuart Thompson) in A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey Today

A Taste of Honey, a play by the Salford-born writer Shelagh Delaney, debuted in 1958 and is widely considered to be a...

Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Despite the recent post-#MeToo surge in the popularity of female-led films and films directed by women, Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady...

Get Withs and Guilty Feminists

So here I am, tackling this morally ambiguous minefield head on with an investigation into ‘get withs’ and whether or not they really...

Dior’s Phoney Feminism

In Dior’s recent haute couture show, models walked down a looping runway in a large building constructed to resemble a womb. Maria Grazia Chiuri,...

From #Me Too to Las Tesis: A Decade of Progress or...

Why do women across the world, at the close of the decade, still feel the need to shout, ‘it wasn’t my fault, not where I was, not what I wore’?