Writing By Renee

Trigger warning: feminism, women's rights

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The creation of patriarchy: How did it happen?

I began with the conviction, shared by most feminist thinkers, that patriarchy as a system is historical: it ...
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Censored piece: Jeez, Louise – may we have our own thoughts, please?

This piece starts with an explanatory note and story about the article to follow. The article itself - ...
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Pride, police, politicians, pundits and prison abolitionists: What's going on?

To say the least, there are echoes of the Emperor’s new clothes in our annual Pride Parades. Since ...
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By the numbers: The oppression of women and girls globally

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#MeToo and the call for "restorative justice": Are they compatible?

In New Zealand, “restorative justice” (RJ) advocacy is currently in vogue. In August, the government held a $1.6 ...
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Original sin: How the law makes a crime of being female

“The justice system is the core of patriarchy,” Gudrun Jonsdottir told me. Jonsdottir has been part of the ...
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History as Told by Women

$32.95

In 50 pages History As Told By Women takes the reader on a journey.

Illustrations from feminist historians and writers are used to describe exactly how patriarchy – a society ruled by men was created only about 5,000 years ago.

Resistance is a simple concept: power, unjust and immoral, is confronted and dismantled.

— Lierre Keith