Category Archive: caroline spelman

Jul 20 2010

The burka – empowering? I think not!

Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary, claims the burka empowers women. I suppose it could do in the same way FGM, foot binding, Suttee, a chastity belt, empower women – which is err, not at all. Here is an extensive interview I did with Ireland’s Newstalk radio on the issue. Also see: What’s all the fuss …

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