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Six times when misogynistic bullshit was sold to us as ‘empowering women’
Written by Jessica Eaton
It’s one of those blogs. And it’s been one of those days. Hold tight.
We have to call time on misogynistic, sexist bullshit being peddled to women as ‘empowerment’. More and more companies, activists, organisations and even governments are latching on to the concept of ‘empowering women’ and then using that concept to flog their wares. Even worse, we’ve seen a move towards misogynistic, sexist, hate-filled language as a way of ‘empowering’ each other as women.
We need to stop. Step back. Take stock – and start to wonder why lots of approaches to ‘empowering women’ actually continue to oppress, objectify and exploit us all.
So here’s six examples of misogyny and sexism being sold to us as ‘empowering women’.
1. Empowering women through boudoir or lingerie photoshoots
This one has throughly annoyed…
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