Book Club · Culture

What Is The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction?

Founded in 1996, the Women’s Prize for Fiction is described as “the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman.” Formerly sponsored by Orange from 1996-2012, the prize has currently taken the sponsor name of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. The award is open to international female authors of an original… Continue reading What Is The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction?

Perspectives

Street Harassment – Personal Issue, Mass Problem

Let’s start with a walk in an underground station at midday. You climb up your third flight of stairs alone and see two men in the otherwise empty building walking towards you. They stop talking when they see you, one of them stares at every inch of your body and –while this station is built… Continue reading Street Harassment – Personal Issue, Mass Problem

Feminism is... · Perspectives

What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?

Charlot’s Perspective It would be wrong to assume that there is only one definition of Feminism. I don’t think I have the right to define that word on behalf of everyone else. But I can speak for myself. At least for me, it’s a word that has changed its meaning countless times, and still is… Continue reading What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?