The women who deserve medals for their bravery

Clementine Ford There is no valour for women who survive violence. But here's why things should change.

Male entitlement

Fantastic invention stops men weeing in the streets. It's a toilet.

Clementine Ford Why does masculinity still provide an Access All Areas pass when it comes to feeling entitlement over public space?

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Put down the bathrobe. This is what women really want this Mother's Day

Clementine Ford What does a mother want for Mother's Day? Don't ask. No, seriously, don't ask her damn thing, writes Clementine Ford.

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Why sexist jokes are no laughing matter

Just because the jokes are online doesn't mean they don't have real-world consequences.

Clementine Ford There's a reason why many women find jokes about sexual violence decidedly unfunny, writes Clementine Ford.

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The abortion statistic that might surprise you

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Clementine Ford Once again, research has proven that when you give women control over their reproductive rights, abortion rates go down. It's time Australia caught up.

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This is why we have women-only spaces, and why I don't want to hear your complaints

Clementine Ford Women grow up absorbing all of the 'rules' we're expected to follow for our own protection. Don't cry to me when we start making our own rules.

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Johnny Depp's career will be fine, and that's part of the problem

Amber Heard.

Clementine Ford For those of us who work to raise awareness of men's violence against women, there are fewer things more demoralising than the constant tide of double standards that rises up to wash away any signs...

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Clementine Ford: This is what a rapist really looks like

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Clementine Ford Society has an insistence that a rapist is a foreboding man with a discernable air of violence. The reality is quite different.

Five reasons Australia should care about Women's History Month

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Clementine Ford Here's to the unsung women who've been either left out of the pages of history or reduced to merely a footnote in it.

It’s not enough for men to turn up. They have to do the work.

Portlandia

Clementine Ford Why do men continue to reap the rewards and accolades just for the incredible act of turning up?

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The women who deserve medals for their bravery

Why don't we give medals to women who've survived violent or escaped their perpetrator?

Clementine Ford There is no valour for women who survive violence. But here's why things should change.

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How to be a Woman

Woman five myths

Clementine Ford According to men on the internet.

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Anti-rape underwear

Is anti-rape underwear a step forward?

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Clementine Ford Three engineering students have developed anti-rape underwear in India. Does this signal change or more victim blaming?

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Why 'Can you have it all?' is this century's dumbest question

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Clementine Ford Clementine Ford on the middle class obsession of our time.

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The real problem with the wellness industrial complex

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Clementine Ford The rise of ostentatious wellness plays on people's self-loathing, and wallets, in furtive and damaging ways.

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Why we love Ryan Gosling

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Clementine Ford Actor. Sex symbol. Feminist icon. Clementine Ford unpacks her giant crush on Ryan Gosling.

Pro-women shows

The best feminist shows on TV right now

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Clementine Ford Women in charge of their own destiny! Clem Ford has your TV viewing schedule sorted.

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TV's best bad ass single women

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Clementine Ford Clementine Ford on the best small screen broads to get acquainted with.

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Media

Being the punch line

Phil Dunphy

Clementine Ford Why are TV sitcom Dads always so helpless, hapless and useless? Introducing the man child (and crafty way he's designed to keep you in the kitchen).

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Opinion

Teenage sexuality

One Directions fan in Sydney

Clementine Ford Does our fear of sexualising teach them that their burgeoning desires are unnatural and gross? no matter how much we try and shield girls from sex, they’re going to find ways to explore it and it...

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