Clementine Ford

How misandrists like to let their hair down

Clementine Ford Feminists are only mostly joyless. It doesn't mean we never have any downtime.

Teen family violence survivor: 'I didn't know what happened in my home was different'

Clementine Ford Why are programs addressing domestic violence awareness still failing to include the education of children?

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Important questions tabloid editors have about women

Daily Mail

Clementine Ford Women. What even are they, and why are they always so disgusting while being it?

Rape should never be seen as a 'punishment' for sex crimes

Luke Lazarus leaves Downing Centre Court in Sydney after his sentencing hearing for raping a woman near his father's nightclub, was adjourned.

Clementine Ford Clem Ford on why we shouldn't succumb to the 'eye for an eye' mentality.

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In praise of women only spaces

The magic of female friendships depicted in the film Frances Ha.

Clementine Ford I like the company of women. Given a choice, I probably value it more than the company of men.

The offensive Soho Club ad that appeared after Luke Lazarus' rape sentencing

Clementine Ford dinkus

Clementine Ford The photo depicts a young woman who appears to be passed out on the ground with her legs slightly spread.

What no one wants to mention in Grant Hackett's 'remarkable' comeback

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 03:  Grant Hackett smiles after finishing the Men's 400m Freestyle Final during day one of the Australian National Swimming Championships at Sydney Olympic Park  Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Clementine Ford Hackett is an excellent swimmer. But he's also a man who trashed his family's home while his terrified wife and children watched on.

Why Purvi Patel's imprisonment matters for all women


Clementine Ford Indiana this week emerged as the first American state to send a woman to jail for "an attempted self-abortion".

Five times men are the 'real victims' of everyday sexism

Clementine Ford Like, when men "can’t even approach women on the street anymore".

The real tragedy of the Adrian Bayley case is how easily it could have been avoided

Adrian Bayley

Clementine Ford The verdict will not remove the trauma from Bayley's victims. But it might go some way to helping them heal.

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The questionable science of 'attractiveness' studies

Clementine Ford A eulogy to research funding spent on the optimal curviness of female butts.

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Five things we know about young people's view on domestic violence

 Male high school students were among the most likely to agree with gender stereotypes and attitudes supportive of violence

Clementine Ford And why they are so important.

Masa Vukotic murder: Travelling alone isn't women's biggest safety risk


Clementine Ford The biggest risk to women and girls' safety lies inside supposed 'sanctuaries'

Gender Avenger

Four times we can use the Gender Avenger app

 Imagine if there was a tool you could use instead to highlight the visual reality of gender inequality in public life?

Clementine Ford Sometimes, you just need to see gender inequality in a pie chart.

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 highs and lows of Q&A's first all-women panel

Germaine Greer on the Q&A panel.

Clementine Ford Clem Ford on the challenges in celebrating women’s voices in a mainstream context.

Where are all the Australian feminist writers on Wiki?

Australia has a rich and diverse tapestry of feminist writers who continue to be sidelined by a public that cannot move beyond the 1970s.

Clementine Ford Let's get more #womenonwiki this International Women's Day.

How to prepare for an International Women's Day lunch at a men's only club

Clementine Ford Clem Ford has a checklist to help you prepare for the Liberal National Party's momentous, 1950s themed lunch.

The fear that our partner will find someone 'better' than us

Mimi Rose Howard and Adam in Girls.

Clementine Ford How to graciously accept someone we loved has moved on.

Why the boys club in parliament can't handle smart women

Attorney-General Senator George Brandis and Human Rights Commission President Professor Gillian Triggs during a Senate hearing at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday 24 February 2015. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Clementine Ford The rank sexism that has seeped out of Parliament House this week is a strong reminder of exactly what women are up against in this country.