Marisa Bate is a freelance journalist. She has written for the Guardian, The Times, The i Paper and Vogue.co.uk, amongst others. She is the author of 'The Periodic Table of Feminism'. You can follow her at @marisajbate.
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionSarah Everard’s murderer has been sentenced. Now, Cressida Dick must go
Everard’s murder by a police officer exposes the reality of a rotten institution with a culture of misogyny. Before...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: AnalysisThe question should be ‘Why doesn’t he stop?’ Not ‘Why doesn’t she leave?’
The UK's new Domestic Abuse Act puts the focus on changing perpetrators’ behaviour, but that’s not enough: major...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: AnalysisDomestic abuse is rising. Why aren't all police being trained to deal with it?
Victims face a postcode lottery, with just over half of England and Wales’s police forces having adopted a training...
Published in: Home: OpinionIn 2021 more than ever, International Women’s Day feels like a hollow gesture
COVID-19 is the enemy of us all, but to women it has felt like a meteor made of pure misogyny, shattering our lives on impact