Tag Archives: rape

Extreme slut-shaming under islamic law

Is it OK for a Christian woman to go out without a veil in Egypt? Why, certainly – so long as she doesn’t mind being raped for her pains. That, believe it or not, was a view expounded by an … Continue reading

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Rape, bad reporting and a song about power

Sometimes, reporting is so bad, it doesn’t need comment. Still, I’ll add just a couple of thoughts of my own on this appalling story (in every sense of the word) from the New York Times. A girl is raped by … Continue reading

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Hiding behind women

Writing, yesterday, about Julian Assange, from a fairly feminist perspective, I found myself all too quickly reminded of links to other issues where the powers-that-be prove just how hypocritical, how quick to co-opt they can be, when it comes to … Continue reading

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