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UK's First "Red-Light" District: Leeds' Cruel Solution to Prostitution and Violence

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Taina Bien-Aime

On an ordinary winter day in 2014, Mary Honeyball led her colleagues in the European Parliament to pass a groundbreaking resolution urging member stat...

Visible, in Your Face Sexism? In Britain?

Stephanie Davies-Arai | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Davies-Arai

The Sun, doubtless because 'Page 3' had received special reference from Ms Manjoo, hauled in Feminist Uber-Lad herself, Louise Mensch, who, under the charming headline Shut it Sister, indignantly took the 'we don't even stone our girls here' line to new ludicrous heights with this question: 'What about Bosnia, where rape was a national institution?'

Why Losing the Lads' Mags is a Step Towards Ending Violence Against Women

Sarah Cheverton | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cheverton

We are joined by academics, professionals and policy makers all over the world whose cumulative experience and expertise points to the same fact, over and over again: there is a relationship between the ubiquity of representations of women as sexual objects and the dangerous attitudes and behaviours that underpin and perpetuate violence against women.

Our Complicity In War-Rape

Mohammed Ansar | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK
Mohammed Ansar

Pregnancies arising out of war rape - that is to say that girls and women raped in armed conflict - are currently denied abortions on humanitarian and medical grounds due to the US government's "no abortion policy" which affects medical treatment services funded by the UK government, and despite the fact the UK government is under a multi-tiered legal obligation to provide it.

Rohingya Women: the World's Forgotten Plight

Tehmina Kazi | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Politics
Tehmina Kazi

Back in Myanmar, rape has been used as an age-old weapon of war. Many Rohingya men have been killed or put into concentration camps, handing security forces further opportunities to assault women from the inside out.