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Better Dead than Defiled-excerpt.

'Better Dead than Defiled' and denying 'Degrees of Abuse '- patriarchal attitudes that 'punish & increase the abuse of women.

a .docx file 13K Sue M Dec 17, 2013

Delusions of Gender

Cordelia Fine’s book:Book Review Contents, comments and description on the book cover.

a .docx file 30K Sue M Dec 3, 2013

Political Issues of particular interest to women

Questions that may convey some of the issues important to Feminist Freethinkers, and make politicians think more deeply about some of the basic issues that are usually ignored - in the hope it will take some of the work out of lobbying.

Word file 39K Sue M Aug 8, 2013

Some Mothers Daughter

The punitive attitudes towards prostitutes and prostitution reflects the traditional acceptance of the distorted patriarchal attitudes towards women's sexual choices in Christianity and Islam - that put them in fear of abuse, violence and disease

Word file 33K Sue M Mar 8, 2013

VII THE DEMON OF ASCETICISM

This explains a lot of the contradictory attitudes that confuse even Christians, how can this compassionate, peace loving religion be so cruel and punitive and hateful? Why they are against human pleasure and any attempt to escape suffering?

a .docx file 35K Sue M Jan 20, 2013

Are Women Less Intelligent than men - The Research

Does the research substantiate this belief and if not why not? What every woman should know.

a .docx file 39K Sue M Jul 5, 2012

2007 Abortion Law 40th Anniversary

Lists the many good reasons why women should be thanked for not accepting unwanted pregnancy and motherhood as the punishment for accidental or unwanted conception. Written initially as the reply to a previous attack on women's rights by RC. Cleric.

Word file 38K Sue M Mar 28, 2012

Abortion

Women across the world pay the price of anti-abortionist activism.

Word file 37K Sue M Mar 28, 2012

Woman - Muammar Al Qathafi

This is the section on Women of the Islamic ex- Libyan dictator Maummar Qathafi, It is a total contradiction of his proclaimed political views and the rights of expression and participation in society of 'All The People' in a democracy.

Word file 65K Sue M Mar 4, 2012

A_Challenge_to_Relig­ion_on_Health

Women's experience and talents have not been recognised as of unique important to the health and wellbeing and still shapes many attitudes towards healthcare, of mind and body, science. treatments and medication & belief in alternative therapies.

Adobe Acrobat file 154K Sue M Nov 5, 2011

The_Role_of_Religion­_in _Education

Preventing the education of women has had a devastating effect on the development of world cultures including ours. The malign effects of keeping women out of public debate, academia and science as subservient to men has stifled human progress.

Adobe Acrobat file 155K Sue M Nov 5, 2011

Belief

The key to understanding how religions and other superstitions are inculcated into the beliefs of otherwise rational people are explained in the working of human physiology the purpose of which is to maintain health and wellbeing.

Adobe Acrobat file 213K Sue M Nov 5, 2011

Illicit_Sex_and_the_­God_Machine

The distorted religious attitudes and teaching on sex and women's role as subservient has excluded and denigrated women and excluded their talents and creativity from world cultures. It has given us distorted violent & ultra-competitive societies.

Adobe Acrobat file 131K Sue M Nov 5, 2011

TemplatelettertoTher­esaMay

Letter to pressure the government to fulfill their promise of funding Rape Crisis Centres

Word file 32K A former member Jul 9, 2010

Gender Toys Article

A non-academic article I wrote for the Ham and Petersham magazine. It's aimed at parents, to encourage them to challenge the stereotypes we force feed our children through gender specific toys.

Word file 24K A former member Jun 20, 2010

Patriarchy

Academic Jay Ginn questions the idea that the subservience of women to men is 'natural' - part of god's plan for gender roles and relationships of men and women, promoted by the monotheistic religions for millenia.

Word file 48K Sue M Jun 11, 2010

Safety for Prostitutes

Is this institutional abuse of women's rights to protect themselves from violent attack, from the men for whom they provide sexual services?

Word file 28K Sue M Apr 23, 2010

Cynthia Cockburn on Afghan Women

The views of Afghan women - Is war the lesser of two evils? For some of us it was never only about oil and US/UK interests, but about the pleas of Afghan women for protection from the Taliban.

Word file 22K Sue M Apr 7, 2010

Advocacy

'Advocacy' plays a necessary part in the building of a post religious society in which the role of women and the family are radically different from the past if people are to be happy and secure.

Word file 35K Sue M Feb 28, 2010

Legal Action for Women

An example of harassment and intimidation of women sex workers who chose to work responsibly in the interests of safety.

Word file 39K Sue M Aug 7, 2009

rape crisis mailout laura edit

Rape Crisis Centre - Protest Information

Word file 35K Sue M Jul 15, 2009

ngb

Velvet Fist sing - 'No Going Back' -

MP3 audio file 942K Sue M Jul 9, 2009

Double blow for poor mothers

The current Crime and Welfare Bill - is an attack on all poor women, mothers and grandmothers, and on the minimum wage.

Word file 23K Sue M Jun 18, 2009

Green_Party_on_Prost­itution

A clear and unequivocal statement of the need to deal with the problems of all forms of coercive sex, prostitution and pornography without making things worse by moralising and infringing the rights of women where there is no coercion.

Word file 29K Sue M Jun 18, 2009

Support ECP

It is no accident that 'crime' and 'welfare' are being 'reformed' in the same bill in a way that targets women - sex workers and single mothers, trying to escape poverty, homelessness, debt and violence, and enforcement that increases the danger.

Word file 24K Sue M Jun 17, 2009

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