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Top progressive moments this week

2019 marked some tremendous developments in women’s equality all over the world with women in Saudi Arabia gaining the right to drive, and women in India entering a male only temple in protest to their segregation. Here’s a look at our top picks of progressive achievements from the last year to inspire us to fight […]

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Let’s Talk About Mental Health: Nightline Awareness Week

This past week has been Mental Health and Wellbeing Week. Activities, fairs and talks have taken place in order to raise awareness of mental health and different ways to look after ourselves, including awareness for societies set up to support us. According to Edinburgh University Students’ Association, 1 in 4 students struggle with their mental […]

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Should women bear the brunt of contraception?

Contraception  has been a constitutional right in the US since 1965 and as stated by The Guardian this year allows women ‘freedom, opportunity and self-determination’. Despite changing attitudes surrounding women enjoying sex and the freedom of choice surrounding contraception being positive, it still seems that contraceptive responsibility has fallen to women. This is a very […]

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Combatting sexual harassment: what must be done next

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment Recent movements such as #MeToo have encouraged individuals to come forward with experiences of sexual harassment. The most recent accusation is against former Vice President of the Obama administration, Joe Biden. Seven women have come forward stating they were made uncomfortable by his actions towards them. […]