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Equity, the actors’ union has set up an online petition to canvass viewers’ opinion re: the under-representation of women in film and TV drama. This distortion affects women at all levels and helps to form negative attitudes to women and in particular, older women. The recent public outcry at the dismissal of [...]
Clare Laxton is Parliamentary Officer at sexual health charity FPA and our guest blogger.
‘We have six priorities for sexual health for parliamentary candidates to sign up to this election. One of them is for all women in the UK, including Northern Ireland, to be able to access NHS funded abortions.
The last Parliament [...]
Kat Banyard, Director of UK Feminista is our guest blogger
Stop press: newspaper headline declares that feminism might not be dead after all! It was a rather strange experience reading the Telegraph’s headline last month, ‘Feminism Showing Signs of Life’, so accustomed are we to any mention of feminism in mainstream media being linked [...]
Our latest guest blog is from Naomi McAuliffe, Dignity, Poverty and Human Rights Campaign Manager, of Amnesty International UK .
You know how it is every year, Mother’s Day comes around and you hurriedly get a card and some flowers from the train station on your way to see her? OK, is that just [...]
Save the date: our first ever annual summer party will be on the evening of Wednesday June 9th!
It promises to be an evening of fun, chat and inspirational speakers!
If you’re not already on the mailing list don’t forget you can join by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch this space for more details…
Our latest guest blog comes from Dr Sasha Rakoff, founder and Director of OBJECT. OBJECT challenges the sexual objectification of women because of the harmful attitudes this promotes.
It might seem overly ambitious, naïve even, to think that we can one day see a socially responsible media, a media that does not endlessly objectify and [...]
The election has been called, Parliament will rise at the end of this week – and MPs will return to their constituencies to fight for their seats, or in the case of at least 147 of them step down to do something else entirely.
With so many MPs standing down there are certain to be [...]