Borderlands and Crossroads

“The maternal body is a primal landscape, a space of belonging whose influence reverberates throughout a lifetime, regardless of where our wanderings take us”. ‘Borderlands and Crossroads’ is one of the most magnificent books that…

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‘What do Women Want?’ jokes are a load of rubbish

There is comedy and then there is something trying very hard to be comedy. So-called comedy sketches about ‘What women want?’ falls into the latter category.  These aren’t funny and are downright boring and insulting to women.…

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Mums, you are your child’s foremost story teller not ‘Sleeping Beauty’

A mother has called for the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale to be banned from schools for fear that a kissing scene featured could encourage ‘inappropriate behaviour’.  Sarah Hall from Newcastle is concerned about the message…

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The ‘tough’ woman who thinks a slap or a put down will sort sexual harassment out

Edwina Currie is far from being a good egg when it comes to understanding sexual harassment There is a certain type of woman popping up on the media all gung ho style and jolly hockey stick…

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Lib Dem leaders missed a trick in not showing leadership over sexual harassment

It could have been a watershed moment for the party or, if I am being optimistic, even British politics way back in 2013 if the party’s leaders had taken seriously allegations made by female members on…

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