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That the women are no less exceptional at what they do is clear and last week's event proved this beyond doubt. The women's game is as competitive as ever and they are just as fiercely dedicated to their sport as the men, if not more. Why then should they reap less?
We spoke to professional surfer Tehillah McGuinness who is helping girls and women improve their surfing skills and build their confidence, while learning about the importance of staying healthy and active.
She placed herself firmly in the media spotlight earlier this year with her 'twerking' episode at the MTV Awards with Robin Thicke. And now, in another misguided effort, she has declared that all her controversial hammer licking and semi-naked frolicking has actually made her empowering to women.
I feel empowered by being a female musician. I would encourage other girls to get into the music industry because if you can ignore all the negative things it can be really empowering and really fun.
We set off into the evening traffic, it was unseasonably warm and I immediately began to sweat. I allowed Sally to go ahead and she weaved through the tightly coiled vehicles. After an initial attempt to ape her manoeuvres, I stuck to the curb side. She turned to see me cursing a taxi driver.
High on a lush hillside in Orisha, eastern India, Kumbradi, a woman with three gold hoops in her nose and coloured slides in her jet hair, tends to her garden. 'We grow millet, peas and beans here', she explains. 'The mountains provide us with everything, even our medicine.'
A silent epidemic known as 'corrective rape' has ravaged the country, where the victims are being brushed aside as society frowns upon them and their lifestyle. Men brutally rape lesbians in what they see as an attempt to 'correct' their sexual orientation.
The day the doctor told us our baby was a girl, I closed my eyes and hoped my daughter's adolescence would be less traumatic than mine.
Over the years I have taken part in some interesting things for Breast Cancer Care. I have shaken buckets in shopping centres, collected enormous cheques, talked to women about their breast cancer experiences and helped out at courses.
Had I gone the traditional route I am doubtful I would be a company Director at 26. Which begs the question, are women better off striking out on their own and running their own businesses?
Of course, there's a lot of badly written chick lit out there - that's true of any genre. There's also a trend towards violent misogyny in some fiction aimed at women and marketed as romance, which is far more disturbing.
Taking place at THE OTHER CLUB -a pop up members club in Kingly Court, the night was titled; Do Women Rule the Music Industry Or...? Attending for the panel were singers Katie Melua and VV Brown, DJ Goldierocks, music artist manager Cassandra Gracey from Turn First Artists, and the panel chair- Krissi Murison - a British music journalist and former editor of the NME.
With their tall and slender frame, they can pass themselves off for beautiful boys - boys rather than men, due to their lack of facial hair. To some people this may seem to be a complete novelty and some go as far as claiming that it shows that fashion is embracing diversity. No, not quite.
Suicide is the number one killer of young men in the UK, with 4552 male suicides in 2011, 75% of all suicides... With such striking figures, I do wonder why male suicide is not seen as the public health emergency that it actually is.
We are naked soldiers of feminism. We are Femen, our tactic is 'sextremism'. And we are bringing it to UK!