Articles about 'exploitation'

Ending exploitation of migrant women starts with a fair wage

A woman's immigration status should not be something which businesses and governments use as a way to maintain cheap labour, writes Nicholl Hardwick

Nicholl Hardwick // 13 December 2017

Categories: Blog

Hope springs

Guest blogger Holly Donovan writes about the sexism she has encountered in the acting industry and her plans to change that culture

Guest Blogger // 5 July 2017

Categories: Blog

The comic strip: commercial feminism

Ahead of Christmas, our resident cartoonist, Silvia Carrus, takes on the commercialisation of feminism

Guest Blogger // 24 December 2016

Categories: Blog

Beautiful dead women

Ailsa Bristow looks at Making a Murderer as part of a broader cultural trend in which women’s deaths are fetishised and made into a spectacle, while the women themselves are erased

Ailsa Bristow // 26 January 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Song of the day: Ian Dury – Spasticus Autisticus

Ian Dury's challenge to patronising attitudes towards disabled people

Holly Combe // 2 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Enforced labour for the jubilee

The jubilee workfare scandal is symptomatic of everything that's wrong with Britain under the ConDem government.

Laura // 5 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Strip club

A guest post by Rosie, in which she talks about how her ideas of feminism clashed with her reaction to her husband visiting a strip club. Some readers may find the subject matter triggering, so please approach with caution.

Guest Blogger // 18 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Disabled? Work for less!

I expect the headline above would be dismissed by Tory MP Philip Davies as yet more “leftwing hysteria” but it precisely reflects something he has seriously suggested: “The people who...

Holly Combe // 17 June 2011

Categories: Blog

Unemployed? On a low income? Make sure you vote!

Please note that the following blog post only represents my own opinion and is not meant to be taken as “the official F-word view on the election” I think the...

Holly Combe // 5 May 2010

Categories: Blog

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