Tag Archives: Finland

Equality in Education Leads to Equal Pay… Or Not!

I just read a rather convoluted editorial in Tuesday’s Aamulehti, concerning gender equality in education and the pay gap. The editor-in-chief, Jouko Jokinen, proposed that wages would rise in traditionally low paying women’s jobs in fields like healthcare and education, … Continue reading

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Men as Helpless Victims

And you think feminists make men look bad!? Oh boy. You should see the accomplishments of the “men’s rights” advocates in this area! I stumbled on a Finnish blog post about the sexual abuse of men. I thought someone was … Continue reading

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A Body Like Britney’s

  Britney Spears was one of the women I compared myself to when I was in my awkward phase. In retrospect, I would say my awkward phase started when I turned 12, and I began to gradually grow out of … Continue reading

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Captain Obvious Investigates: Abortion Rates and Contraception

Jezebel has hit the mark again with this light-hearted article on a serious topic: ‘Abortion Capital of the World’ Curiously Less Abort-y After Women Go on the Pill. The Georgian abortion rates cited in the above article are staggering: an … Continue reading

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Letter to My Younger Self

Dear Younger Self, I was wondering why you are so obsessed with size. I know you won’t admit it but if you’re not obsessed with size, why do you keep trying to lose weight so that you would fit into … Continue reading

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The Salsa Pasión Rapes

When I set out to write this blog, I didn’t think I would be writing about rape quite so much. But when I started a feminist blog, I started paying more attention to gender issues, and the attitudes concerning rape … Continue reading

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Sexist Ads from the 1950s Show How Times Have Changed

10 Most Sexist Print Ads from the 1950s | Business Pundit. Those ads are hilarious, except when you realise that back in their day they were considered an okay way to present women in the media. The bright side is, … Continue reading

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