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Recently I was involved in a debate ‘Is God bad for women’. The conclusion was easily reached – absolutely not! However the panel was not in agreement over much else. The sticking point was whether or not the bible teaches that women should submit to men. It was salient that individuals experien... read more
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(part 4 of a series in response to the renewed interest in feminism in the UK) ‘All animals are equal but some are more equal than others’.[1] Young women growing up in the UK thought that equality was theirs: equal voting rights, freedom of speech, property rights, access to education a... read more
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(part 3 of a series in response to the renewed interest in feminism in the UK) In a recent conversation with my son he expressed surprise when I said I liked Lily Allen. “But why? Do you know some of the things she believes in?” “Yes” I replied, “but I don’t have to agree with everythin... read more
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(part 2 of a series on the renewed interest in feminism in the UK) Laura Bates founder of the Everyday Sexism Project received a standing ovation at the Hay Festival. Her stories struck a chord and it seems everyone is now a ‘feminist’ including the classroom of boys at Eton that put their ha... read more
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