Articles about 'conflict'

Military monologues

Mattie Lacey-Davidson finds the seven monologues created from the stories of real US servicewomen intense and impactful, recommending The Lonely Soldier Monologues for its important messages

Mattie Lacey-Davidson // 4 June 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Page 3 debates: no room for nuances?

There seems to be a tendency for the mainstream media to assume feminists oppose Page 3 and then set us up against glamour models, regardless of what we say

Holly Combe // 26 January 2015

Categories: Blog

New review: Nashville

As a drama about two women in the spotlight, More4’s Nashville has arguably been subject to a few gleeful expectations. Predictably, one of these has been evident in the critics’...

Holly Combe // 3 April 2013

Categories: Blog

A country mile ahead

The potential for conflict in Nashville has been seized on by critics but there is much more to the show than warring women and Southern stereotypes, says Sophie Mayer

Sophie Mayer //

Categories: Television

Guest song of the day: Robots in Disguise – Girl

It's not a dirty word! Hayley Foster da Silva gives praise to a celebratory song from Robots in Disguise

Guest Blogger // 4 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Kate Nash – Foundations

'Foundations' is dramatic and evocative in a way unmatched by much of Kate Nash's material since but her recent move even further away from it signifies her independence and willingness to take creative risks

Holly Combe // 13 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Women in conflict – our government’s rhetoric or resolution?

Natalie Sharples is campaigns officer for No Women, No Peace., a campaign by Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS UK), a network of 14 NGOs working on women and...

Guest Blogger // 31 December 2010

Categories: Blog

No women, no peace

Guest blogger Ashleigh Murphy urges readers to attend the launch of a campaign to ensure women’s place at the peace keeping table All around the world women are prime targets...

Guest Blogger // 1 October 2010

Categories: Blog

Stop Rape Now

In a symbolic gesture that sexual violence is unacceptable, UN is calling on people world-over to upload photos, with arms crossed, to its Stop Rape Now map. The UN campaign...

Jess McCabe // 30 April 2010

Categories: Blog

Newsflash: Violence is not Ladylike

I expect you’ll already be aware that the attack on Danielle Lloyd in a nightclub last week prompted the usual predictable response from the Daily Mail about Bad Women. (I...

Holly Combe // 1 June 2009

Categories: Blog

Women: Oh! We are Awful!

We’ve heard it all before. A celebrity laments that, contrary to apparently popular opinion, women are actually incredibly horrid and the idea of “sisterhood” is a myth. The media then...

Holly Combe // 9 April 2009

Categories: Blog

Mind the Gap: Criticism and Leadership in Feminism

Warning: this post contains speculative generalisations. Following up on the allegations recently levelled at us, Zenobia at Mind the Gap has offered some wise words about the importance of open...

Holly Combe // 9 April 2008

Categories: Blog

Celebrity Big Brother Pantomime Continues

Celebrity Big Brother 2007 is still dominating the newstands. Personally, I’m still recovering from the disbelief at Gordon Brown glibly telling us, during the Shilpa vs Jade eviction, that “a...

Holly Combe // 4 February 2007

Categories: Blog

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