The Domestic Violence Crisis – how can you help? · By Ishika Mukherjee

We are in week 13 of the official lockdown phase and the rules are slowly being loosened. Whether that’s a good thing remains to be seen. While our headspace was very much taken up by anything Corona related, the pandemic has also drawn new and absolute necessary attention towards domestic violence and abuse. As survivors … Continue reading The Domestic Violence Crisis – how can you help? · By Ishika Mukherjee

Period Poverty and How You Can Help to Tackle It · By Holly Ann Golightly

3 in 10 young women unable to afford or access period products while in lockdown Sadly, period poverty is not a new thing in the UK. In households where there is not enough money for food, period products have to come second. Before lockdown, it was reported that 49% of girls missed at least one … Continue reading Period Poverty and How You Can Help to Tackle It · By Holly Ann Golightly

The Obstacles Faced In Diagnosing Gendered Illnesses · By Cia Risbridger

There’s no sexy way to write about a disease. Let’s get that out of the way, before you find yourself assaulted and grossed out a little further down the page. There’s no sexy way to write about a disease – even the word ‘disease’ I’m starting to dislike, ‘illness’? This is especially true for any … Continue reading The Obstacles Faced In Diagnosing Gendered Illnesses · By Cia Risbridger

Being single doesn’t mean you can’t have a happy-ever-after · By Aisha Al-Janabi

Whilst I’m only 22 years old, it sometimes feels like I’m too old to have never been in a relationship. Some of the first stories we’re told are fairy tales with knights-in-shining-armour and true loves’ kisses, so it’s inevitable we’ll grow up fantasizing about our own love stories. Perhaps this subconsciously teaches us there is … Continue reading Being single doesn’t mean you can’t have a happy-ever-after · By Aisha Al-Janabi