Sian Dixon

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Bridget Jones: Women's Biggest In-Joke?

(0) Comments | Posted 10 October 2013 | (14:51)

OMG she's back. Is Bridget Jones really the anti-feminist devil incarnate, as many commentators have alleged? Or does the woman once billed as 'everywoman' in fact represent the parts of ourselves of which we're not so proud?

It's the literary event of 2013. Bridget is back - big pants, Chardonnay...

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Twitter Abuse Isn't a Censorship or Freedom of Speech Issue, It's a Human Issue

(92) Comments | Posted 1 August 2013 | (00:00)

Imagine you're queuing up for a coffee. You order, and pull out a £10 note with which to pay.

"Wouldn't it be great to have a woman on a banknote?" you might remark as you hand it to the barista.

"F*ck you, you f***ing sl*t," he snarls back. "I'm...

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Why Do We Expect So Much of Women in the Public Eye?

(2) Comments | Posted 1 July 2013 | (12:00)

Not long ago we Tweeted that we were looking forward to Rihanna's tour. After the Tweet, we used the hashtag #ForWomen, which is the name of our new campaign. We put a link to our Facebook page, where we'd posted a picture of Rihanna and the caption: 'She's one of...

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