Two women a week are killed by a spouse or partner. Every seven minutes a woman is raped. Now is the time for change.
‘Fascinating and chilling’ Caroline Criado Perez, bestselling author of Invisible Women
Helena Kennedy, one of our most eminent lawyers and defenders of human rights, examines the pressing new evidence that women are being discriminated against when it comes to the law. From the shocking lack of female judges to the scandal of female prisons and the double discrimination experienced by BAME women, Kennedy shows with force and fury that change for women must start at the heart of what makes society just.
‘An unflinching look at women in the justice system… an important book because it challenges acquiescence to everyday sexism and inspires change’ The Times
"Stimulating and scary"
"An excellent and forensic takedown... fascinating and chilling... women are being let down wholesale by a justice system designed with men in mind. And almost the worst thing is, it doesn't have to be this way"
"An unflinching look at women in the justice system… an important book because it challenges acquiescence to everyday sexism and inspires change"