Tag Archives: Women Rights

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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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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Feminism and Men’s Rights

There is a persisting misconception about feminism: that feminism is opposed to men’s rights. I wish I could clear that misunderstanding because it’s something I have to explain time and again when people accuse me (and feminists in general) of … Continue reading

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If men were subjected to victim blaming…

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Who did what and why?

The other day when I was reading my morning paper, I noticed a nice little article about how unfair victim blaming is in rape cases. The journalist commented on how we focus too much on what the victim was wearing … Continue reading

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Why shouldn’t men and women be equal?

I have never really asked that question before because I’ve grown up in a world where equality is the norm. People who question that norm really boggle my mind. The claim that men and women are not equal seems so absurd … Continue reading

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So you think you will dance?

Many prostitutes leave their home countries thinking they are going to have a career in dance (or modelling), only to end up in brothels and strip clubs. Some of the sex workers may be in the business voluntarily but many … Continue reading

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