International Women’s Day – Right or Wrong?


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The following paragraph is a summary of what International Women’s Day means to www.internationalwomensday.com: ‘International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a […]

08/03/2019

Is Feminism in Crisis?


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A couple of weeks ago I was watching ‘The Big Questions’, a debate show, hosted by Nicky Campbell; covering different moral, ethical and religious topics. The topic on this particular week – ‘Is Feminism in Crisis?’. Initially, my thoughts were – that of course it wasn’t, the current feminist wave is the best it has […]

18/02/2019

Even in School Uniform


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Just take a look at how Google describe the word ‘catcall’: “they were fired for catcalling at women” Google uses the example of women being the gender who are on the receiving end of catcalling. I find it quite sad that catcalling is associated with women and not men, or that it’s a word in […]

30/01/2019

The ‘Love Island Effect’


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So I’ll admit it, I don’t watch Love Island. Sorry. I know that if I did watch it then I’d probably get completely hooked and give up any social life that I currently have (which for an introvert, isn’t that much anyway) for the next 8 weeks. As I don’t watch the show, I actually […]

13/06/2018

Is Barbie a Feminist Icon (surely not…)?


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The Barbie doll is a controversial topic. So to add to that, what if I said that I think Barbie could be viewed as a feminist icon? The original Barbie was created by a woman called Ruth Handler, she wanted to make a doll for her daughter that could serve as an adult role model […]

29/05/2018