Entries by Fran Hall from 03/2012

Why We Should Not Trivialise 'First World' Gender Inequality

| Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics

Increasingly often I have days where my usual concerns begin to appear trivial. International Women's day last week was one of those days. So called 'first world' female problems, such as VAT on tampons, reforming maternity leave, men still opening doors for women, are put into perspective when across the world women are frequently denied so many basic human rights.