Dawn Foster was a journalist, writing predominantly on social affairs, politics, economics and women's rights. She was co-editor of openDemocracy 50.50. She spent several years working at The Guardian newspaper before freelancing full-time. She was a regular contributor to The Guardian, London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, New Humanist, and regularly appeared as a political commentator on BBC's Newsnight and Sky News. She had previously worked in politics and higher education.
Published in: HomeIs capitalism destroying feminism? An interview with Dawn Foster
Many assume that women, at the top, will act in the best interests of their gender. Nobody asks if people like...
"Men get more freedom": women and memoir writing
Juliet Jacques spoke to Dawn Foster about her new book, Trans: A Memoir, and the struggles of gender typecasting in the media
Jeremy Corbyn and women: a matter of policy not appointment
Media responses have pointed to the lack of women in the new shadow cabinet, but the policy response to austerity...
Women's paid and unpaid work, and the colonial hangover
At the International Association for Feminist Economics conference, social scientists, researchers and economists...
"Can I help?" Emotional labour and precarity
With increasing precarity post-crash, are women's jobs subject to more psychological labour than ever before?
"There’s nothing left" - women’s future under the Conservatives in the UK
With a Conservative victory in the UK election, even deeper cuts are looming for women already in poverty and at...