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The Syrian-bound schoolgirls remind us that feminism isn't for everyone

Posted by Artemis on March 15, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Melanie McDonagh 25 February 2015 17:01

There is much to be said for Rod Liddle’s view that the fuss over the aspiring jihadi brides fro...

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I don't effing care if you call yourself a feminist or not.

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Like Groundhog Day, International Women’s Day yet a fucking gain, finds itself hijacked and imprisoned in the eternally recurring culture war chatter, I won’t dignify it with the term debate, as to whether you call yourself a feminist or...

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12 Issues Facing Women That Are Just As (If Not More) Important Than Body Image

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The Huffington Post UK | By Rachel Moss

This feature has been specially commissioned by Jameela Jamil as part of her guest editorship of HuffPost UK Lifestyle for International Women's Day.

Women are consta...

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Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


by Nadia Shabana

Four years into the Syrian civil war and there are still no signs of improvement for the lives of millions of civilians – particularly Syria’s women.

Unlawful conduct by warring parties involved in the conflict has resulted in more than210,000...

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It's Time to Step It Up for Gender Equality

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

If we look at the headlines or the latest horrifying YouTube clip, International Women's Day may seem a bad time to ce...

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Why We Must Use International Women's Day as a Launching Pad for Inspirational Women

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Jameela Jamil

TV and radio presenter, founder of Why Not People?

International Women's Day is one of my favourite days of the year. It's a day that gifts us that much needed prompt when we are stalling, to remember how wonderful ...

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Zero Tolerance to FGM

Posted by Artemis on March 3, 2015 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Clare Moody MEP

Labour MEP for the South West and Gibraltar


Female Genital Mutilation is an abhorrent crime. It has been 30 years since FGM was first criminalise...

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How Will Women in the Middle East Fare in 2015?

Posted by Artemis on February 22, 2015 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)



A woman carries her belongings as she arrives in Suruc, Turkey, in October 2014 as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and Islamic State militants in Kobani, Syria.

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