Sharon Jagger investigates period shaming in the Church of England
The F-Word interviews Anna Coombs of Tangle Theatre
Tanis Smither interviews Susannah Appleby and Faye O'Rourke about women's rights in Ireland
A Muslim woman refusing to shake a man’s hand is a feminist, cultural, religious and political issue that exposes what it really means to be treated equally, writes Monica Karpinski
Seven. Deadly. Sins. Three little words that still send a shiver down spines but in today's world what relevance do they have and do we still reference them in any meaningful way? The nature of sin itself is to be argued. As a performance artist and poet, my work can only ever be truthful. I have no censor. What must be spoken is spoken. Whether it be perceived as deadly or as a sin. My truth as a woman. A feminist. An artist. Am I committing a sin every time I write my truth? The wages of sin are death after all. Perhaps the deadlier the sin, the higher the price to pay. But doesn't that make it all the more tempting and what exactly is a 'sin' these days?
Christmas is supposed to be joyful, but for many people it is a time full of triggers, loneliness and bad memories. Philippa offers advice and further information for those dreading the seasonal festivities.
Raisa Kabir reflects on the lack of Muslim women's voices in recent debates surrounding the full-face veil, arguing against any form of ban and for increased solidarity between Muslim and non-Muslim women