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Despite controversy Wolf hits the nail on the head with some of this. Her advice to young women (written in 1992)?

1. Redefine what being a woman means.

2. Break the taboo around being self-sufficient including in terms of asking for just compensation for your work. And then give money to women’s causes.

3. Never cook for or sleep with anyone who routinely puts you down.

4. Become a goddess of disobedience – don’t be afriad of confrontation, don’t back down in conflict because it’s “unfeminine”.