Sunday Independent (Ireland) - Life - - GIRL POWER -

Food colum­nist and au­thor Yes, I’m jolly glad that I can se­cure a mort­gage, for­merly im­pos­si­ble for an Ir­ish woman in the early 1970s. I’m re­lieved I can ac­cess con­tra­cep­tion, which our moth­ers’ gen­er­a­tion could not. And it sure is heart-warm­ing to know that my friends don’t have to re­sign from work when they marry a man. But these are ba­sic hu­man-rights is­sues, not sim­ply gen­der-equal­ity is­sues, right?

Let’s all agree, then, that feminism needs re­brand­ing, be­cause it af­fects every­one. Not just women. Dis­crim­i­na­tion scars so­ci­ety at large, and these are

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