Myrthe Hilkens is a Dutch journalist, non-fiction writer and politician.
Fontys Academy of Journalism.
As an Member of Parliament she dealt with matters of the European Union. On 17 January 2012 she became an Member of Parliament once again, but she left parliament on 29 August 2013. Hilkens grew up in Geleen and later in Breda.
She was partially raised as a Catholic but renounced religion.
She studied journalism at Fontys Academy of Journalism in Tilburg and works as a freelance journalist and non-fiction writer In 2003 she lived for half a year in an Israeli kibbutz.
Hilkens opposes the influence of pornography on society and wrote a book about the subject called McSex, de pornoficatie van de samenleving (2008).
As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) she was a temporary member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands from April till August 2011, replacing Nebahat Albayrak, who was on maternity leave.