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[16 Mar 2010 | No comments | 168 views]

Ray Barry was on the BBC1 Big Question topical news discussion program about domestic violence and the proposed domestic violence register naming violent men (and not violent women!).
See an excerpt here.

Gender Issues, Opinion »

[16 Mar 2010 | 3 Comments | 179 views]

During BBC’s Big Questions programme this week, Alex Borchardt from Families Need Fathers was howled down for saying that sex discrimination had all but disappeared in the workplace.
Our thanks to gender equality researcher Greg Andreson for this concise analysis of a report published in Australia this week, which backs up what Alex said. Differences in pay and work result from the different choices and priorities men and women have, rather than from discrimination.
“Even though this new report commissioned by the Office for Women found no evidence of discrimination against women …

Featured, Gender Issues »

[15 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 273 views]
Is the traditional family a modern myth?

I have always assumed that mother father and children was the classical model of family which has existed since time immemorial and so, I ask, why have we decided to dismantle this model in the last generation, when it clearly works so well?
Recently, however, it has been put to me in debates that this model of family is in fact a recent development. So I thought I’d look into it.
A Brief Global History (New York: McGraw Hill, 2008) argues that it was not until the 17th and 18th century that …

Election 2010, Featured, Gender Issues »

[2 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 204 views]
Harriet’s gender bender agenda

Our thanks to Melanie Phillips for this excellent article in the Spectator
So what do you expect if you have something called an ‘Equality Minister’? She will impose gross injustice wherever she can in the interests of a coercive and preposterous ideology. Harriet Harman’s proposal that companies should positively discriminate in favour of women job candidates (ie discriminate against men) is yet another example of the way in which feminism got hijacked and turned from a campaign for fairness for women into an onslaught against men. Her proposal is not only …

Election 2010, Featured, Gender Issues »

[26 Feb 2010 | One Comment | 150 views]
Campaign of boy-bashing

Not content with attacking men, the feminist lobby is now turning its vitriol against boys.
This morning we see in the press yet one more plank in the Government’s campaign to vilify and demoralise boys. Psychologist Linda Papadopolous published her report on the sexualisation of youngsters. Commissioned by the Home office, the report finds what everyone already knows, that children are exposed to inappropriate sexual images. The sub-text to the report, however, is that girls are victims of sexual abuse and boys are to blame.
The facts of domestic abuse are studiously …

Featured, Gender Issues »

[19 Jan 2010 | No comments | 125 views]
Businessman sues BA ‘for treating men like perverts’

See link to Daily Mail Article.
A British Airways Policy which presupposes that only men are paedophiles. Don’t they read the papers?

Domestic Violence, Gender Issues, Opinion »

[15 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | 287 views]

This a is a must listen BBC interview. It presents a refreshingly insightful and balanced picture of domestic abuse.
Hear the interview

Featured, Gender Issues »

[19 Jun 2009 | No comments | 98 views]
Australia – the silent abuse against men.

In this day-time TV interview, Dr Elizabeth Celi calls for a national debate about Australian social attitudes which demean normal and natural masculinity and manhood, and denigrate fatherhood: “Where women were many decades ago, in terms of the silent phenomena of domestic abuse, that is where men are now.”
watch this compelling interview

Domestic Violence, Gender Issues »

[27 May 2009 | No comments | 449 views]

Kenya’s Daily Nation reports that 1.5m men are victims of domestic violence:
“Men stay in abusive and violent relationships to protect their children afraid that if they left they will never be allowed to see their children again. The man is afraid the woman will influence the children badly by misleading them that he is a bad person or that he doesn’t love them.” The group called for active advocacy to fight domestic violence against men.

Full report
By BENJAMIN MUINDI Posted Sunday, May 24 2009 at 13:18
A report by a lobby …

Gender Issues, Opinion »

[3 Apr 2009 | No comments | 114 views]
Michelle Obama and Equality

While husband Barak attended the G20 summit, Michelle Obama took the opportunity to visit a North London school. Excellent – the students must have been delighted, an event they will always remember, and be encouraged by. But why, oh why, did Ms Obama choose a girls-only school to visit, and why did she speak about the world needing strong women?
It is boys rather than girls who are disadvantaged these days in schooling. They are the ones who need encouragement, so why visit a single-sex school, and why make it girls rather than …