Articles by Jessica Abrahams
We need to be clearer about why we want women's voices to be represented
A receptionist was fired this week for refusing to wear high heels—we aren't rid of this nonsense yet
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