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What do young women demand...

What do young women demand...

We Demand the right

  • To be respected
  • Be able to walk anywhere
  • To be judged by my personality and intellect not my looks
  • To choose what job we want
  • To dress and look how you want
  • To not be wolf whistled at
  • To not be stalked (internet, real life)
  • To have independence
  • To not be expected to do house work
  • To not be expected to cook all the meals
  • To play sports without being judged e.g. Football
  • To get your hair cut the way you want
  • To wear whatever you want to without being judged
  • Not to be stereotyped
  • To walk around the streets without being raped or sexual assaulted
  • Demand the right not to be labelled
  • The right to say no
  • To walk in a dark lonely area without being scared of attack
  • At work – to be equal to men
  • To be safe
  • Wear what you want and not be mocked
  • Have an opinion
  • To be heard and respected – not to be called names e.g. fat, slag etc
  • To be gay
  • Not to be touched without consent
  • To do what you want
  • To like to be bi-sexual and not be called/branded a slag
  • To look the way we want and not be judged
  • Demand the right that girls can have their own choices and opinions
  • That girls shouldn’t’ get judged for who they are
  • To have the same choices of what to do such as jobs
  • Girls shouldn’t get hit or be judged for being lesbian/gay or bisexual
  • Treated the same at home, no favourites
  • Respect each other the same!
  • Right to take part in all sports activities
  • Right to be in charge such as being the Prime Minister and more
Critics Pick "a moving, intimate and superbly acted drama about women’s lives in a British prison" New York Times
★★★★ "Exquisite... Singing with an everyday poetry as if the devising process had unlocked a waterfall of creativity" Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
★★★★★ "A touching, empowering work that hits the hat-trick of great script, direction and performance" The Stage
"Open Clasp is truly a treasure of the north east that must be supported and encouraged to become a treasure of the nation" British Theatre Guide
"Open Clasp have the balls, the brains and above all, the sense of humour, to tackle issues in a fresh and beguiling way" Metro
"Open Clasp’s work shows a grass roots radicalism and genuine commitment, coupled with professionalism" British Theatre Guide