Category Archive for: ‘feminism’

  • Osotr Launch 2

    Win a signed copy of The Other Side of the River

    It’s been oh so quiet around here as we’ve been beavering away on next Friday’s official launch of our new Womancraft Publishing book, The Other Side of the River: stories of women, water and the world by Eila Kundrie Carrico. I have high hopes for […]

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  • Moods Of Motherhood Cover Front 300

    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    I’m Sorry… it’s a Feminist Issue

    Have you ever noticed how much you say “sorry” in your daily life? There’s a big buzz about a new Pantene ad in the US which calls attention to how the apology is too often used by women as a crutch and a way to […]

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  • Is the silencing of mama anger a feminist issue?

    I have been thinking much the past few days about mama anger…after my post at the weekend. My dear girls are down with chicken pox, part of me is feeling bad about being angry, part of me is relieved that there was a reason for […]

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    Part 3 of the Call yourself a Feminist? series Feminists, suffragettes and many protest groups before and since have recognised that if you want to be heard, you must raise your voice. But raising our voices with uncontrolled anger or sadness, to whinge or to […]

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  • Call yourself a feminist? (2)…Well, no!

    Despite being grateful to feminists, and having read many of their key works, I do not consider myself a feminist (despite yesterday’s evidence) because….I find them loud and shouty and deliberately reactionaryI find that they alienate a lot of women and most men who aren’t […]

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  • Call yourself a feminist?

    Well, let me examine the evidence:I do not believe that women are or should be subservient, the weaker sex or any other gross generalisation of “the fairer sex”.I didn’t change my name when I got married. NEVER will I be Mrs somebody else!I regularly rant […]

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    88 years ago all Irish women won the right to vote. What does a vote mean to you? Women make up 50 % of the population… In our last election an equal number of men and women voted… And yet… We currently have 22 women […]

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