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Access to Abortion for All Women Must Be Protected

Louise Pennington | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

Abortion is a right that all women must be guaranteed. I worry about the gendercide that is associated with sex-selective abortions but I also believe that women must be trusted to decide what is best for their own body.

Jessica Elgot

'Is It Rape If He's My Boyfriend?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Schools should be obliged by law to teach pupils about sexual consent and when 'no means no' in the wake of a torrent of news about child sex abuse, f...

Women's Groups Outrage At BBC 'False Rape' Newsbeat Story

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Women's groups have heavily criticised a BBC article which described a new report into false rape allegations as "showing how common the problem is" w...

What Do Young Women Think About the 'Sexualised' Pop Culture Around them? Has anyone asked them?

Marai Larasi | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Marai Larasi

Over the last few years there has been increasing attention to what is now often referred to as 'sexualisation'. This focus has resulted in new government policies which are designed to address the fact that young people might be less equipped than adults to interpret and critique powerful, sexualised messages.

Savile Report 'Must Be A Turning Point For How We Deal With Sexual Violence'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

Jimmy Savile was free to abuse up to 214 victims over 54 years, some of them under 10 years old because - as CPS head Keir Starmer put it - of "shortc...

Jessica Elgot

Sexy Students, Upskirt Shots And 'Titillating' Abuse Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

British newspapers are regularly "patronising and insulting" when they report on women in public life and victims of sex abuse - with focus on the dre...

The Missing Children's Minister?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Politics

Women's groups and MPs have criticised Children's Minister Ed Timpson for failing to attend a key debate on child sexual exploitation, with two charit...

REVEALED: What Ministers Were Told About Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

The government has been warned that already "stretched" services dedicated to tackling violence against women could disappear completely because of cu...

Two-Fifths Of London's Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment

PA | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK

More than 40% of young women in the capital have experienced sexual harassment in public spaces over the last year, according to a poll. A YouGov s...