"I had an abortion – and my experience shows how broken the UK system truly is."

Maya Oppenheim is a British journalist and tireless advocate for women's rights. She is the Women's Correspondent - the only such job title at a UK news outlet - at The Independent, where she championed social issues including human rights, sexual violence, domestic abuse, abortion, health, childcare, sex work, poverty, the criminal justice system and more.  Prior to her current role, Maya had an extensive freelance career working for Vice, New Statesman and i-D magazine and more.

Her debut book, The Pocket Guide to the Patriarchy, is a searing exploration of the patriarchal systems that shape our world, combining poignant stories with startling evidence to leave no stone unturned. 

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