hile single parenthood can be stigmatised, the true horror of deprivation can be downplayed. Victim-blaming policies allow responsibility to be shifted onto those who suffer most
Just as Charles Darwin’s belief that women were intellectually inferior to men isn’t a reason to embrace creationism, Germaine Greer’s comments on #MeToo are not a reason to reject the entire back catalogue of modern feminist thought
For so long, I’ve been held back by the sexist male genius paradox.
The backlash against the movement has started, and it includes many prominent women.
Though both have the power to speak out, their messages are about acheving equality for all women.
Taiwan’s supreme court has just ruled that two sons are contractually obliged to pay their mother a percentage of their earnings.
I can’t talk to my family about politics. I’ve become the other to them.
May has spoken about the sheer wrongness of ‘paying women less for doing the same job as men’. And yet, when replacing a female member of staff with a male one in her own office, she suddenly finds these rules don’t apply
A story in the New Yorker offers an unforgiving look at the ways gender makes victims of us all.