It is all very well to grant women permission to combine motherhood and career success, but until we both recognise and compensate for the work of parenting, this is rather like giving someone permission to own a yacht
Why is Greer ruining her legacy with statements such as “most rapes are just lazy, just careless, insensitive”?
“The sorts of masculine behaviour required for stalking, pursuing and killing wild animals are very different from the feminine virtues.”
Naturally, it frightens people to think of what a group of mothers might actually demand.
It’s all very well to boycott certain exams but you have to bear in mind that these results are used to tackle education inequality.
Gone are the days when, as with Anne Boleyn, a woman’s failure to produce the right sort of heir could become her death warrant. Still, as long as power is transmitted down the bloodline, a royal woman’s womb is public property.
Whose guilt, morally if not legally, have we really been trying to prove? Watching the trial progress, it seemed to me the question was never ‘are these men rapists?’, but always ‘is this woman a liar?’
We are working towards a world in which no one feels taken by surprise at the failure of others to trust in their justice.
Andrew Neil and Piers Morgan berate women for calling out sexism that they see as minor. But what have they ever done for women’s refuges or FGM victims?