• The Politics of Language: Men and Violence Against Women

    June 15, 2015 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    An article by Polly Neate, the Chief Executive of Women’s Aid, was published in the Telegraph on 11 June where she insists ‘we need to properly understand that the vast majority of victims of domestic abuse are women’. Neate was responding to Professor Sylvia Walby’s recent intervention at a UK Statistics Agency (UKSA) seminar on improving crime statistics.…

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  • Oxford Union Sex Work Debate

    June 12, 2015 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The Motion From The Oxford Union : This House Would Embrace Sex Work as a Career Choice. ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY The Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and…

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