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It’s time we fixed the gender contraceptive gap

People throughout history have sought a multitude of methods to prevent unwanted pregnancies. In Medieval Western Europe, women used lily roots as contraceptive coils and took herbal products to induce abortions, the Ancient Greeks prescribed potentially fatal solutions consisting of a copper salt, and the Ancient Egyptians inserted a solidified mixture of honey and sodium…

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Welfare Officer launches Sexperience campaign

Last Wednesday Welfare, Community and Diversity Officer, Georgina Burchell, launched her new Sexperience campaign held in the Hive. The event has been designed to remove the stigmas surrounding sexual health. It consisted of a series of stalls and talks, by various organisations including Leeway and the Terrence Higgins Trust, on subjects ranging from domestic abuse,…

Sex survey 2018

Sexually transmitted stigma…

In the survey, the topic of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) was broached to UEA students. It is a subject that comes with stigmatisation due to the underlying implications that come with it. By nature, sex is not typically openly talked about, making the topic of STIs uncomfortable to talk about for some. The Independent reported…

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