Frances Wilson

Fight for Feminism

The Public Woman

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The premise of this polemic is that despite the unprecedented freedoms that women enjoy in the developed world – voting in elections, choosing if and when to have children, adultery without stoning, and divorce without stigma – our culture is still marinated in misogyny. ‘There’s never been a better moment in Western history to be born female,’ Joan Smith begins. ‘So why doesn’t it feel like that?’

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