Why Feminism?
Jasmine Irving

Why Feminism?

This is for those who believe in equality, justice and human rights but denounce the word feminism. Those who say it’s a sexist term and that although they agree with all of its political aims, the label itself excludes men. So, why feminism? Well, language is exclusive and it is oppressive and women have been … Continue reading

Happy International Women’s Day!
Anna Carnegie / Ella / Jasmine Irving / Kate Crudgington / Rosalind Hewett

Happy International Women’s Day!

To mark International Women’s Day 2014, a few Belle Jar writers have contributed a few words on just some of the women in their lives and throughout history that have provided them with inspiration.  International Women’s Day is all about celebrating the achievements of women across the globe. In a society dominated by an endless … Continue reading