Joan Smith

Joan Smith is a novelist, essayist, columnist and campaigner for human rights. Her latest book is Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists (riverrun, 2019).

Terrifying parallels emerge between domestic violence and the Ukraine invasion

How have we reached a point where a former shadow women and equalities minster doesn’t know what a woman is?

The Met can’t be left to clean up its own mess

Why won’t Labour stand by women?

The House of Lords has failed to pass an amendment to ensure female prisoners’ safety

Women deserve better than a half-baked poster campaign

The danger of endorsing extreme gender ideology

Why make such efforts to avoid using the word “women”?