‘Every time we talk to teenage girls they say they don’t want to get involved in feminism because it’s too scary’: Vagenda’s Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett. Photograph: Alfie Hope

In the past three years, largely due to the internet and social media, feminism has had a shot in the arm. Journalist Caitlin Moran gave us How to Be (...)

Laura Bates: set up the Everyday Sexism website, inviting women to share their stories

A university lecturer who gropes his female students. A middle-aged man telling a 10-year-old he wants to be the first person to know when her brea(...)

Twitter has updated its rules and pledged to strengthen its teams dealing with reports of abuse as it moved to reassure users concerned about threats made through the website. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Social network Twitter has moved to reassure users that it is cracking down on abuse on its site, by updating its rules and expanding teams responsibl(...)

It has been an uncomfortable few days for social media, and Twitter in particular. The microblogging site has been threatened with a mass revolt from (...)