Editorial: Rethinking Feminism

Is feminism still a radical tool for change?

Equality is usually seen as the goal of feminism. Yet with women more than a third more likely to go to university than men, and with more female entrants to medicine and law, does this limit the horizon? Should we be championing difference rather than equality? Or is this a dangerous heresy that threatens progress?

In this issue of IAI News, activist Finn Mackay, founder of the London Feminist Network confronts the challenges facing feminism today. What goals should feminists adopt? In Feminism at the Crossroads, Mackay asks: is feminism still a radical tool for change? Or does it now only support the status quo?

By contrast, author and labour market expert Alison Wolf takes a controversial line. A gulf has emerged, she says, between the women taking over business and politics and those being pushed back as a result. In

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