TERRY PRONE: Feminism is not about making allowances for perceived weakness

You have to wonder about legislators bringing in law that is, inevitably, going to make employers not currently gagging to employ females even less likely to want them, writes Terry Prone

Italy is mulling monthly paid leave for women with painful periods. Picture: AP

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