Tag: Misogyny

Misogyny and Tunisia’s Parliamentary Freeze

What is the point of having many women MPs if they suffer chronic abuse in parliament?

Iraq and Our Democracy by Alison Caddick

If the non-response to the marches against the Iraq war in 2003 confirmed a disabling political cynicism in many people, today we witness the political fruits of two decades of aggression in the Middle East and its fallout.

Beauty and Misogyny

Breast implants, tummy tucks and nose jobs have become socially approved beauty practices in the west, but SHEILA JEFFREYS argues they are better understood in terms of the United Nations' definition of harmful cultural and traditional practices