Why women's mental illness deserves more attention

Women experience anxiety and depression at higher rates than men.

Clementine Ford I was 12 years old the first time I experienced my first significant struggles with anxiety, writes Clementine Ford.

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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Why I didn't take part in Weekend Sunrise's debate about feminism

A farce from beginning to end.

Clementine Ford We are under no obligation to defend our feminist ideals from anybody, writes Clementine Ford.

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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.

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Rape culture victimises all women, even those who support it

Brock Turner, right.

Clementine Ford The statement by Brock Turner's father was disgusting, but it's the defence of his childhood friend Leslie Rasmussen that I find most troubling.

This is what equality looks like

Ted McMeekin.

Clementine Ford At a time when our male politicians are paying lip service to the f-word, this man is showing them what it actually takes to be a feminist.

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What Australia can learn in the aftermath of the Brock Turner case

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Clementine Ford We are at a point of real, possible change. But first we need to tackle Australia's blind spot, writes Clementine Ford.

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It's not 'just a joke' and it's okay not to laugh

Eddie McGuire.

Clementine Ford We're frequently told it's 'political correctness gone mad', but here's how you can tell when 'playful banter' has crossed the line.

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Real change requires work - something not all men understand

If you really feel like it's not about you, stop making it about you.

Clementine Ford We have seen significant progress on violence against women, so it was disappointing to hear this dummy spit.

The epidemic of rape culture in schools can no longer be ignored

Clementine Ford.

Clementine Ford We are approaching a crisis point with the way masculinity is constructed and excused, especially in schools and online.

Five reasons Australia should care about Women's History Month

Fanny Cochrane Smith

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.


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

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.

How to approach girls without being creepy


Clementine Ford Clem Ford has a few tips for guys.

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How to be a Woman

Woman five myths

Clementine Ford According to men on the internet.