It’s rhetoric we hear over and over – why should we focus on ‘women’s issues’ when, as a gender, we’ve “never had it so good”? Time and time again women and girls in the UK are told the fight has already been won, and we should be concentrating on the serious abuse and injustices faced by women around the world who endure circumstances such as modern slavery or a lack of access to basic healthcare. It’s true; here in Bristol many of us are lucky enough to live with relative privilege. But that doesn’t negate the fact that many women and girls in Bristol are continually and disproportionately faced with issues – often intertwined with other factors like race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability – which less commonly affect our male counterparts. We know men and boys are not immune from abuse or prejudice, and International Women’s Day itself is not about disregarding their stories, but the reality is that systemic and historic sexism remains a force to be reckoned with in 2019. It can be difficult to explain to cynics exactly why, with all our modern progressive attitudes, we need to dedicate an entire day to celebrating,… Read full this story
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