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Will there be a feminist revolution?

We still need feminism to bust myths and taboos

By Jessica Abrahams  

Naomi Wolf at the Women of the World festival in London. Feminism is entering the mainstream again © Belinda Lawley

When Shami Chakrabarti got up on stage at Women of the World festival last weekend and declared that feminists “don’t want a petition, we want a fucking revolution,” she was met with a storm of cheers and applause.

Boosted by the internet and social media, the feminist movement has become increasingly prominent in recent years. Initiatives like the Everyday Sexism Project and Vagenda magazine have helped draw…

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