Links: Sexism in the Media

Kira Cochrane, in the Guardian: The women fighting sexism – from Page 3 to politics: The Page 3 protest is just one of an extraordinary number of current campaigns against media sexism. Over the past few years, and particularly the past few months, anger about the media portrayal of women, in terms of visibility, sexualisation […]

Just The Women: media portrayals of violence against women

Four women’s groups today published a report on media sexism, raising concerns about coverage of violence against women by the mainstream press. The joint report by Eaves, End Violence Against Women coalition, OBJECT and Equality Now, sampled 11 national newspapers over a two week period in September 2012, looking at examples of sexist and sexualised […]

A NoFEMber round-up.

FEM 11 now seems like a really long time ago. I meant to blog about it at the time but blogging, like so many other things (reading for pleasure, getting a decent night’s sleep, having any kind of social life…) got a bit forgotten about in the manic rush that was November. It’s especially unfortunate […]