No Wunder, Women

‘Every woman among male egos knows she has to fight a war—an older colleague calling you “Blondie”, for instance’

Girl Power

The Fawcett Society's review has an unrealistic and unhelpful take on female disadvantage

What Women (Don’t) Want

A new feminist force on Twitter attempts to attack the sexism in the media that most female political candidates face

Yes Sir, that’s my ‘Gaybe’

Gay and lesbian couples are using surrogacy and IVF to produce designer babies

Bahrain: Women Drivers Welcome Here

'Hadija laughs as she describes how Saudi women, once over the bridge connecting Saudi Arabia to Bahrain, elbow their husbands out of the driving seat to take command of the wheel.'

Why do Western Women Convert?

The phenomenon of female conversion to Islam poses tough questions for feminists

The Sex Factor

Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism by Natasha Walter

When Humans Are Just Pieces of Cargo

Despite laws, protocols and international conventions, the number of people being trafficked into servitude is growing

The Operation That Can Ruin Your Life

Sex-change treatment for children is abuse and some transsexuals regret having it

A Veil of Silence Over Murder

Here in Britain, and all over the world, men are killing women on a point of 'honour'. Why do we tolerate the intolerable?

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"