Month: June 2018

‘Upskirting’ bill now introduced by the government as a punishable criminal offence

Upskirting – the taking of surreptitious, sexually intrusive photographs – has been introduced by the government as a specific criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison. In Hyde Park last July, Gina Martin was enjoying a music festival with some friends, that was until she was ‘upskirted’. …

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Feminist Germaine Greer states rape ‘really isn’t that bad’, calling for sentence to be reduced

Germaine Greer, seventy nine years old is an Australian writer and public intellectual, regarded as one of the major voices of the second-wave feminist movement, where her ideas created controversy since her first book, The Female Eunuch (1970). The book offered a systematic deconstruction of ideas such as womanhood and femininity, arguing that women are forced to …

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Midwives to remove pressure on new mothers breastfeeding

Having a baby can be a life changing experience for many contributing factors without the pressure of new mums feeling they have to breastfeed their babies. However new advice from the Royal College of Midwives believes that Midwives should respect new mothers’ choices and stop trying to shame them into …

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