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Let a Woman Speak has opened. We have all been warned to keep our language clean but we are off! #laws
Sheila Jeffreys is explaining radical feminism and how it posits that women's oppression is primarily based on sex. #Laws
Radical feminism centres women, women are no longer an add on in terms of issues. #Laws
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What a modern catch 22. Male violence - don't fight back and you wanted it or are in some way responsible (words, speech, existence as a woman), do say you would defend yourself and you face civil prosecution under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 #IStandWithLindaBellos
Screen grab is the relevant section of POA1986, the defence is outlined as were the words reasonable? Most people would agree that if one said one would defend one's self from physical violence that is reasonable speech. This is a case of the civil courts being used to harass...
abuse and intimidate a woman. There is a long history of this, particularly in domestic abuse settings and stalking. There have been many calls for an overhaul of the system, this is a teeny tiny glance. 2013 - abuse in family (civil courts): channel4.com/news/domestic-…
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