July is the anniversary of the first Women's Right's convention, so I thought it would be the perfect time to share this article I wrote about my favourite non-fiction feminist books! Featuring Roxane Gay, Helena Kennedy, Chelsea Kwakye, Ore Ogunbiyi, Michelle Obama and Mariam Khan...
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Eve Was Shamed by Helena Kennedy: Feminist Challenge to an Unjust Justice System
Rating: 4 stars Category: Non-fiction Synopsis: Working as a high-level barrister at the very heart of the justice system, Helena Kennedy is well placed to examine whether this system is working for women. In her book, she draws on extensive experience working with women, both as victims and perpetrators of crime, and the challenges she has faced as one of the only QC female barristers. Eve Was Shamed is a shocking revelation of how women remain discriminated against by the law. It is also a powerful call for change.