Tag: Women

Global, Global Investigates

Global Investigates: Latin America’s femicide crisis

The World Health Organization defines femicide as the “intentional murder of women because they are women.” Globally, there remains a significant lack of data in regards to femicide rates, with many governments failing to collate data specifically relating to the murder of women. Instead, gender based murder is counted amongst overall homicide figures, obscuring the…

News

Misogyny is a hate crime

In recent weeks the issue of misogyny has been ever more present in the public eye, with the Sarah Everard case in particular garnering much media attention. Yet, the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, continues to oppose the idea of misogyny being made a hate crime. I think it is important to note how treating other…

Science

Forgotten women in science

As a part of Norwich Science Festival, scientist Emma Markham gave a talk with the aim of recognising the contributions of female scientists whose accomplishments have been buried in history, which, at least in part, has been caused by the creation of Wikipedia pages. Wikipedia is one of the quickest ways to get information about…

Science

The impact of homelessness on health

There is no confirmed number for how many people are classed as homeless across the UK. One reason for this is that homelessness is recorded differently across the country and also many homeless people do not show up in official statistics at all. Government street counts give a snapshot of the situation but not an…

TV, Venue

Charlie’s Angels: Rebooted

The iconic ‘70s TV show, Charlie’s Angels is being rebooted by Elizabeth Banks (writer and director). The stars of the film Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska, and Naomi Scott take a tried and tested formula and make it relevant. It could perhaps spark a new era for the franchise by releasing it to a new audience. …

Features

It’s just blood. Period.

A young woman walks into the kitchen, she is carrying a warm water bottle pressed against her stomach and she looks exhausted. She leaves after grabbing a sandwich and as she does a female family friend who we are visiting whispers, “That time of the month”, to which my dad very casually blurts out “You…

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