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Book review: Do It Like a Woman by Caroline Criado-Perez

By Jessica Abrahams   May 2015

(Portobello, £12.99)91WQorRbUpL

Caroline Criado-Perez is the feminist writer best known for her 2013 campaign to have at least one woman among the historical figures depicted on British banknotes. The campaign she was involved with was successful—but she received a storm of misogynistic abuse for her efforts.

A regular commentator in the media, her first book is centred on a series of interviews with women who have achieved great things, either in male-dominated fields—from a British Antarctic explorer to an Afghan helicopter pilot—or in tackling the many injustices faced by women around the world.…

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