If education of FGM and its profusion in the UK were prioritized, then we may actually be able to stop this torture in the UK, and potentially bring down the rates of FGM in other countries with a higher prevalence. Through educating not only teenage girls, but also boys on this matter we can help to bring these issues out into the open, eliminate the stigma around it and make it a less ‘out of sight, out of mind’ matter.
Inequality in the workplace has been a feminist issue for as long as women have been fighting for change.
Sexism is so deeply entrenched into our society that increasingly, people are realising just how appalling the treatment of disabled women and girls can be. Whether it is the initial diagnosis, work, or abuse, disabled women have the short end of the stick being both female and disabled.