• But in our time women are no longer subject to the will of men. Quite the contrary. They have been given every opportunity to win their independence and if, after all this time, they still have not liberated themselves and thrown off their shackles, we can only arrive at one conclusion: there are no shackles to throw off.

    Esther Vilar (2005). “The Manipulated Man”, p.17, Pinter & Martin Publishers