First Person: Dr Clara Fischer

Dr Clara Fischer, feminist, Galway.

12th October, 2013
Dr Clara Fischer. Photo: Feargal Ward

I've always been political, but a gender studies course in university was a big moment of revelation for me - to realise that the deck was so stacked against women.

Every woman growing up in a patriarchal society learns there is sexism out there. But it is shocking to learn there are systems in place that deliberately disadvantage people because of their gender.

The image of the angry feminist doesn't do the movement justice. Feminists...

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