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Stories fit for feminists – the early years

Stories fit for feminists – the early years

In Meg’s monthly blog, she’ll take a look at the wide range of books - from pre-school stories to the classic texts - that have inspired her as a feminist.    Remember this? The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers. She aims it at the creature’s head And bang bang bang, she shoots him dead. God, I loved those lines ...

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Feminist Friday – Money Matters

Each week the Fawcett team will be scouring the media and blogosphere to bring you our top essential feminist posts from the past 7 days – the good, the bad ...

Feminist Friday – Money Matters
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Cutting Women Out in Bristol

Anna Mapson is a member of Fawcett Bristol, and is on the Fawcett Society's Board of Trustees. Here she discusses brand new Fawcett Bristol research on the impact spending cuts ...

Cutting Women Out in Bristol
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November 4th: Today women stop earning relative to men

Today is Equal Pay Day – the day in the year that UK women stop earning relative to men – and usually one of the biggest in the Fawcett campaigning ...

November 4th: Today women stop earning relative to men
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Feminist Friday – t-shirt mayhem

Who knew the hub bub it would cause when we launched our redesigned ‘this is that a feminist looks like’ t-shirt in collaboration with Elle and Whistles last week. The decision to partner ...

Feminist Friday – t-shirt mayhem
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Feminist Friday – Violence, Gingerbread and Princesses

Each week the Fawcett team will be scouring the media and blogosphere to bring you our top essential feminist posts from the past 7 days – the good, the bad ...

Feminist Friday – Violence, Gingerbread and Princesses
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Mothers and fathers doing flexibility

Flexible working is everywhere.  Surveys say that at least three-quarters of us are flexing our start and finish times, working from home occasionally, perhaps going part-time or taking a break, ...

Mothers and fathers doing flexibility
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FEMINIST FRIDAY – THREE EXAMPLES OF WHY WE STILL NEED FEMINISM (IN CASE YOU WERE IN ANY DOUBT)

Each week the Fawcett team will be scouring the media and blogosphere to bring you our top essential feminist posts from the past 7 days – the good, the bad ...

FEMINIST FRIDAY – THREE EXAMPLES OF WHY WE STILL NEED FEMINISM (IN CASE YOU WERE IN ANY DOUBT)
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The story of a t-shirt

[caption id="attachment_4258" align="alignright" width="194"] Katharine Hamnett and Margaret Thatcher, 1984. Associated Press.[/caption] In 1984, British fashion designer Katharine Hamnett wore an oversized  t-shirt to Downing Street to meet Margaret Thatcher. The ...

The story of a t-shirt
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Why feminists should join the Britain Needs a Pay Rise march this weekend

This Saturday, my daughter and I will be joining tens of thousands of women, men and children who will be taking to the streets of London to protest against the ...

Why feminists should join the Britain Needs a Pay Rise march this weekend
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