• Nottingham Launches £300,000 Campaign To Protect Women

    Hannah Bentley Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and the Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales celebrate the launch of a major campaign to protect women and girls in Nottingham. Impact’s Hannah Bentley reports on the efforts to make the night-time economy safer.   The event, hosted by The...
  • 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...
  • Notts Students ‘Reclaim The Night’

    On the evening of November 27th, hundreds of women took to the streets of Nottingham to 'Reclaim the Night', the city’s biggest annual grassroots protest against male violence towards women, including physical, which 1 in 3 women will experience in a lifetime, as well as verbal. Abi Kara-Fernandes reports...
  • The Price Of Patriarchy: Should Women And Non-Binary Students Get A Travel Bursary At University?

    Hannah Penny Starting university involves different sorts of worries for all students. However, for non-male students, the typical fears of finding your way around, making new friends and keeping up with all your lectures are usurped by a greater fear. The very real fear of men. Hannah Penny assesses...
  • Girl’s Night In Boycott: “Nothing Has Changed”

    In light of the last few weeks, the lack of safety and security for young women has never been more apparent. As I am sure you’ve heard, there has been a concerning increase in the reports of spiking, both in drinks and by needle, in bars and clubs in...
  • Why The Proposal For Plainclothes Police Officers Misses The Point Entirely

    After the tragic death of Sarah Everard earlier this month, the government have announced Project Vigilant, an initiative which sees the introduction of several new policing measures with the aim of improving women’s safety in public. Sounds promising, right?...
  • Photo of a woman with her back to camera, walking alone through a city

    Safety Apps For Walking Alone At Night

    Lucy Tombs The events of the past few weeks have resulted in many women feeling increased anxiety surrounding their personal safety. Whether this be walking on your own at night or strolling to the supermarket in the middle of the day, most people have felt doubts about if they...