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    Beira’s Place: The Problem With JK Rowling’s ‘Women Only’ Rape Support Centre

    Hannah Bentley Content warning: mention of sexual assault and transphobia JK Rowling, author of the hugely successful fictional book series Harry Potter, has made headlines again after it was announced in December 2022 that she has founded a ‘women-only’ support centre for victims of sexual assault, violence, and abuse...
  • A Look Into The UK’s Sanctions On Iran’s Morality Police

    On 10th October, the UK government imposed sanctions on senior security and political figures in Iran, as well as the country's 'Morality Police’. This decision followed the murder of Iranian citizen Mahsa Amini through police brutality, which sparked protests and outrage across the world. Lorenzo Capito discusses these sanctions...
  • Women Protest in Nottingham to Demand an End to Gender Violence

    Cora-Laine Moynihan Women of Nottingham marched through the city on the evening of Saturday 22nd October in solidarity to protest violence against women and girls and to reclaim the streets that many fear to walk alone at night. Impact’s Cora-Laine Moynihan reports. The Reclaim the Night march, organised by the...
  • SU Elections 2022 Winners: Women*’s Officer – Noa Holt

    India Marriott Noa Holt has been elected as your new Women*’s Officer for 2022/23. Impact’s India caught up with Noa to ask her a few questions.  Q1. What are you most looking forward to in your role?  I’m really really excited to speak to as many people as possible...
  • Why Am I Still Protesting For The Rights My Mother Fought For Forty-Four Years Ago?

    On Saturday, I took to the streets of Nottingham with hundreds of other women and girls in order to ‘Reclaim The Night’. Together we pounded the pavement. Together we shouted, chanted, whistled, screamed, and laughed. There were glow sticks and drums, fairy lights and blowhorns. In other words: we...
  • Misogyny As A Hate Crime: Two Steps Forward And One Step Back?

    Poppy Read-Pitt Following a slew of violent crimes against wom*n this year, our government is now considering making misogyny something that the police would record as a hate crime. While this does point towards positive change, the pitfalls in our justice system mean it will almost certainly serve as...
  • New Workshops Aim To Improve Women’s Safety On Campus

    It’s become increasingly difficult to ignore the gender inequalities plaguing our society. This isn’t an issue solely reserved for women, men need to play a role in combatting these problems. 'Beyond Equality' run workshops with men and boys allowing them to better understand how they can help towards creating...