Month: February 2011

Endangered Species

Endangered Species is an international summit set up by Susie Orbach to challenge women's and girls' hatred of their bodies. On Friday it hits London, where a...

New review: Penelope

Waiting for 20 years for Odysseus' return, Penelope is an emblem of marital fidelity and has always provided plenty of material for reinterpretations, feminist ...

Penelope

Waiting for 20 years for Odysseus' return, Penelope is an emblem of marital fidelity and has always provided plenty of material for reinterpretations, feminist or otherwise. Kate McCarthy reviews the latest, which dumps the suitors in a dried out swimming pool ...

A room of her own

Bidisha runs writers' retreats. She reports that the women who attend struggle to carve out the time and psychological space for their work ...
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Get Lippy – new project

ActionAid UK has launched a new project for International Women's Day called 'Get Lippy'. Featuring video testimonials from women from around the world who are...

Calling all runners!

Sarah Haynes from Women for Women International urges readers to Run for Congo Women Runners raise almost £56,000 for women in DRC In 2010, we officially laun...