Articles by Jessica Abrahams
France's new prostitution law is controversial, but the debate around sex work is improving
Harvard University Press, £19.95 No one is immune from bias—but it’s amazing how many people think they are. Most people would deny judging women’s capabilities more harshly than men’s,...
In Central Asia, the day is being used to reinforce traditional gender roles
Jessica Abrahams / February 18, 2016
Atlantic, £20 For those who grew up gorging on the rich rhetoric of Christopher Hitchens, this posthumously published collection of essays is a final treat. All previously published elsewhere...
Jessica Abrahams / February 15, 2016
Plans to force firms to publish their pay gaps won't come close to solving the problem
Jessica Abrahams / February 11, 2016
It is anticipated by many, but built upon unwelcome foundations
Language is never neutral—but we have to try
We can't escape the unnecessary gendering of products—but we can subvert it
Jessica Abrahams / January 7, 2016
We've taken to the streets in our millions to protest sexual violence–what more do you want?
Jessica Abrahams / December 19, 2015
A politician with naked ambition could hold the balance of power