By Imran Rahman-Jones and Gurvinder Gill Me Too founder Tarana Burke says Harvey Weinstein being jailed this year was “astonishing” but far from the end of the movement. Tarana began using the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of women who had been abused. Eleven years later, it found global recognition after a viral […]
Figures from the Fawcett Society show that 41% of men aged 18-24 say that a woman who is drunk and wearing a short skirt is “totally or partially to blame” if they are sexually assaulted. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here.
Can giving girls pink toys and boys blue ones really affect what kind of job they’ll get? Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here.
I originally wrote this piece for my university magazine having been to an inspiring talk as part of the He For She #GetFree tour and subsequent follow-up meetings as part of the University of Nottingham’s new gender equality campaign. Here is an edited version of that article. The idea that feminism is solely a women’s […]