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Why We Still Need International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017
Why We Still Need International Women's Day

The last six months have been an absolute triumph of activism for and by women. Never before have I seen such a number of friends, colleagues andΒ women in power stand up to the persistence of misogyny and sexism, determined to make a difference and create a world that is more fair and equal for ours and our next generation. The shame is the fact this campaigning has been a result of our rocky political and economical climate, and the position…

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What Women Mean To Me on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2016
international womens day

I‘m a bit ashamed to admit it, but I wasn’t really a feminist before my divorce. I was one of those people who assumed all feminists were feisty, bra-burning, man-hating maniacs, and as a woman who enjoyed doing the housework I didn’t identify with this. Yet now, on the wonderful occasion that is International Women’s Day, I am super proud to call myself a feminist. I even went on a date with one of those people who assume that all…

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What Feminism Means To Me

March 8, 2015

What is a Feminist? This morning I tweeted about International Woman’s Day and said simply that I have never been happier to be a girl. And it is true… this is why. Pre-separation I didn’t really think much about the concept of the Feminist. I’m ashamed to say that for me at that time it brought to mind men-hating bra-burningΒ women with radical political views and clothes made from hemp. Back then I was a woman who definitely enjoyed being one,…

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