The Spanish firm Arbore made these custom Escher-inspired floor tiles while refurbishing a building on Calle Pio XII in Madrid. …
I must admit, there have been times when writing for a magazine called Bitchslap has proved problematic, to say the least.
And so it was that with some trepidation that I joined activists from across the U.K who met in London this week and marched on The Houses of Parliament, to lobby politicians to stop eroding women’s rights and start driving forward greater equality between men and women.
Co founded in 2010 by Kat Banyard, author of ‘The Equality Illusion: The Truth about Women and Men Today’, UK Femanista seeks to provide campaign resources and training, facilitate links between activists, and raise public awareness about the continued need for feminism and feminist activism.
At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. In every society on earth, women and girls have less access to resources, opportunities and political power than men, despite performing 66% of the world’s work, producing 50% of the food and earning 10% of the income, they own 1% of the property.
Ordinary women and men must stand up and be counted and create the world they want to live in. Political, economic and social equality between women and men is possible – and it is a world that will be better for all.
It was an excellent day, I met the great grand daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and even the Conservative politician I spoke to at the end of the day sounded sincere.