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Week 5 #FFF

My first HERO: Laura Bates In the first three years of Everyday Sexism the project received 100,000 entries in 13+ languages. I remember having a debate with my friend in halls during our first year at uni. She was taking a module on feminism and I disagreed with most of what she talked about, believing… Continue reading

HEROES

Theme #2 for Feminist Fact Friday One of my favourite recurring jokes is the following from The Onion: And that’s mainly because when you become aware of how much inequality there is in the world it’s pretty hard to turn that off and go back to where you were before. I chose POLITICS as the… Continue reading

Week 4 #FFF

Black and Asian women MPs abused more online No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. Muhammad Ali Jinnah (founder of Pakistan) speaking at Islamia College for Women, March 1940, quoted in British Council, Women, Power and Politics in the UK: What’s changed in 100 years? A study commemorating 100… Continue reading

Week 3 #FFF

Only 4% of MPs are women of colour No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens. Michelle Obama, lawyer, speaking at the Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 2014 The BBC called the 2017 election… Continue reading