Daily Archives: May 25, 2011

The feminist naturist. A.k.a. the “naked grandmas” post!

This is one of those guest-posts I’ve been promising to write for many an age now. I hope you enjoy…? I became a naturist in a totally feminist fashion – all due to a man. When he told me that … Continue reading

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Accusing the Accuser

I have a piece up in the Daily about victim-blaming and the DSK case. A bit: Writing in the American Spectator, political commentator Ben Stein joined the chorus, saying that DSK is probably innocent because he’s an economist and economists … Continue reading

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Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Addressing Women’s Needs and Rights on the Frontlines

Well. This has been the most inspiring, frustrating, overwhelming, depressing and hopeful few days. I hope to collect my thoughts for you on it next week. For now, the third (and last) plenary at the Nobel Women’s Initiative conference on … Continue reading

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