I'm asking you to understand that just as it isn't my right to tell you your beliefs are wrong, it is not your right to attempt to emotionally manipulate, intimidate or scare women on a day that is already difficult enough.
Sarah Cheverton is a freelance writer and researcher and Editor in Chief of hyperlocal news website for Portsmouth, Star & Crescent. Her research work is based in arts and culture, womenâs rights and hyperlocal news, and she works predominantly in the public and voluntary sector. Sarah is the Writer in Residence for Aurora New Dawn, a Hampshire charity working with victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Sarah's travel writing and creative memoir have been published in several collections, and her writing has been published in a range of publications including Red Pepper and online women's news service Women's Views on News.
Margaret Hodge, MP, chair of the UK government's public accounts committee, has confirmed reviews into the UK Border Agency's COMPASS contract and into private sector delivery of public services.
31/07/2013 10:22 BST
As news spreads of how huge outsourcing companies like G4S are failing to deliver on public service contracts, a new project aims to tell the human story behind the headlines. In the last few weeks, accounts of the outsourcing giant G4S' flailing track record to deliver on public service contracts have been exploding across our newspapers, blogs and screens.
25/07/2013 12:35 BST
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.
16/07/2013 13:29 BST
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