• The Red Box Project Tackles Period Poverty Across Schools In The UK

    Period poverty is a huge issue across the globe, and is especially detrimental to the education of school children; with an estimated 49 per cent of young woman aged 14-21 having missed an entire day of education because of their period....
  • The Rise of the Menstrual Cup

    Sustainability has never felt more important than at the current moment. As a society, we are surrounded by news of the growing climate emergency and plastic pollution. More people than ever are vocal about the necessity for more individual and collective effort at reducing waste, for a balance with...
  • “She does WHAT to herself?!” It’s Time to Break the Taboo Around Female Masturbation

    Attending a mixed comprehensive secondary school, I vividly remember overhearing the boys’ locker room talking about masturbation- it was a common and accepted thing. However, what I also remember were the rumours that went around about any girl even daring to do the same thing to herself, branding her...
  • Balancing the gender pay gap at UoN

    International Women’s Day does not lose its significance after one day of celebration, just last year, female staff were paid 23.6 percent less than their male counterparts working in professional services, part-time, or academic work. This highlights the ongoing gender bias that people face not only in the workplace, but also...