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Women's Will Association

Founded after the invasion of Iraq, not linked to any political party. Operates mainly in Iraq. Campaigns are focused on economic, political and social issues affecting the welfare and future of Iraqi women." www.iraqiwomenswill.­org/home.html

HTML file 0K Sue M Apr 20, 2006

Prostitution - one feminist view

The problems of prostitution are real and need intelligent reform that deals with them and not punitive or patronising attitudes that make the situation worse for sex workers, and easier for those who coerce and exploit them.

HTML file 11K Sue M Sep 27, 2007

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

Western Sexism

The excesses of cruelty and abuse of women is naturally a priority, but it should not blind us the the fact that we still have a long way to go before western women attain autonomy, equality and respect, and freedom from fear of poverty and abuse.

HTML file 14K Sue M Apr 20, 2006

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

Prostitution & Paternalism

Discussion topic

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Feminist Meetup Links

Information and other resources

Word file 22K Sue M May 24, 2007


Recent UN- WHO report on Female Genital Mutilation and proposed legislation to prevent it being done in Britain, or to British women and girls.

Word file 22K Sue M Jun 4, 2006

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

The Next Generation

It is women who are the carers of young children, why do they allow harmful sex stereotypes that create the attitudes to women that underly prejudice discrimination cruelty and violence to be instilled into them ?

Word file 23K Sue M Aug 14, 2007

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

Current Issues and Abortion

Word file 24K Sue M Jun 15, 2007

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

Speaker's Conference

Give your views on-line to the latest parliamentary Speaker's Conference Why not have a look at it and copy your posts or other ideas that come up onto our Message Board for us to discuss.

Word file 25K Sue M May 12, 2009

Sonia Johnson - Review and Notes

This is a review by Joy Wood of 'Going Out of Our Minds' by Sonia Johnson, (well worth reading IMO) - to which I replied to Joy, adding my emphases (bolded) and comments.

HTML file 26K Sue M Aug 16, 2007

God on Trial, a feminist comment

This is a short feminist comment on a brilliant play that I hope will become a classic.

Word file 27K Sue M Sep 8, 2008

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


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


Leviticus on homosexuality and other 'abominations' with appropriate punishments.

Word file 29K Sue M Sep 23, 2008

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

'Marriage' Notes for Introduction to discussion

Notes for Introduction to Meetup discussion. Guardian Feature on:- http://lifeandhea...­

Word file 32K Sue M Feb 28, 2008


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

Word file 32K A former member Jul 9, 2010

Women Without Superstition 'No Gods No Masters'

Women Freethinkers were prominent in the fight for women's rights long before the 'votes for women' campaigning of the last century. Long ignored they recognised the role of patriarchal religion in the subjugation of women and other 'inferiors'.

HTML file 33K Sue M Mar 26, 2009

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


Paternalism - what is it and what are the justifications?

Word file 34K Sue M Jul 22, 2008

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London, United Kingdom

Founded Mar 27, 2006


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