Mary Beard has tweeted about the accusations made against Oxfam and attempted to do her part to minimise the impact by, whilst not condoning the behaviour, explaining how visiting areas where horrific natural disasters have occurred may impede your own civilised character. 372 more words
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As a culture writer I’m supposed to turn you on to some cool Euro detective drama on Netflix. Sure, I’ve watched them, and I have to say, not only are they mostly humdrum or clever without being smart, they’re not as interesting as what’s happening on 1,039 more words
A women-led campaign on social media has started in Nepal to speak out against the rape culture.
#RageAgainstRape, a recently launched social media campaign by a small group of women’s rights activists, is targeted to openly discuss rape cases and put pressure on the government for the policy reforms. 167 more words
In the context of the worldview espoused through right-wing politics, women are definitely not valued to the degree that they ought to be. In the context of the worldview of the far right, the societal value of women amounts to little more than living property–house-bound baby-making objects of desire which need protection, especially from rape by men of other races. 684 more words