Do We Still Need Feminism?

Is feminism still relevant?

Yes.

Right glad that’s sorted.

No just kidding, some people seem to think that feminism is outdated and should be “consigned to history“. Read about my response to this person here.

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How To Survive Being Female

Women are told their entire lives how to survive as a female:

“Don’t wear that skirt, it’s too short it gives the wrong idea”

“Don’t walk on your own at night, it’s not safe”

“If you put your drink down on a night out, don’t go back to it: you don’t know what’s in it”

We have programmed that it is their responsibility to stay safe and to not get raped or assaulted. We have programmed women to believe that it is their fault if they are harmed because they didn’t follow one of the rules above.

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How To Deal With Hate

Unfortunately, I think the vast majority of people have at some point in their lives experienced some form of negativity towards themselves from other people. This really saddens me, not only because I’ve been a victim to it myself but because I don’t understand why it happens. It can be really hard to hear your peers say harsh things about yourself, especially untrue things. I have been named many things in my life and if I were to listen to every single one of them I wouldn’t be the confident person I am today. Dealing with this hate and bullying is so hard to do and can take a lot of guts, so I thought I would share my top 5 tips on how to pick yourself up and become even stronger!

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