My newspaper column for March is about women and fundamental freedoms

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 15: Members of the public protest against the The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. Photo from the internet.

“…This month (and every other in my long career as a woman), I have despaired over the widespread murder of women. As I lament the loss of London’s Sarah Everard, the six Asian women gunned down in Atlanta, and the rising tide of femicide of the past weeks in India, I am gripped by a terrible déjà vu. We’ve all been here before; reassured by our leaders that they’ll take firm steps to protect women, we watch history repeating as they blithely fail. And like a cracked record I find myself railing against our mistreatment again; fitfully hopeful that speaking up might make a tiny difference…”

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