University of Derby - Bandwidth of sisters

May 27, 2010

Most modern feminists prefer online activism to physical protests, according to research. A survey of 1,265 feminists, carried out by the University of Derby, says that more than twice as many prefer to promote their views through blogging and the internet. The results are presented in a book, Reclaiming the F Word: The New Feminist Movement, co-authored by Derby sociologist Kristin Aune and Catherine Redfern, founder of feminist website The F Word. They say the three biggest tasks facing modern feminists are ensuring sexual freedom, ending violence against women and delivering equality at work and home.

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