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// 2 March 2007

Who’s to Say Who Understands Us?

From George Clooney to handbag merchant Stuart Vevers, the Observer Woman’s list of the 50 men who “really understand” women gets it badly wrong, argues Joanna Tocher

Flicking the Bean

Thanks to the media and canny advertising agencies, we are surrounded by sexualised images of women. Abby O’Reilly asks why actual female sexual pleasure is still taboo

The Mechanics of Femininity

When her car breaks down, Emma Hadfield discovers that mechanics and salesmen still cling to misogynist stereotypes of women as bad drivers who are clueless about what goes on under the hood

Suffering in Silence

One woman’s story of street harassment turned George Mason from anti-feminist to women’s rights advocate. Now, he urges more women to speak out about their experiences

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