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‘Mansplaining’ – Joke or wider social issue?

‘No, I really don’t think you understand, no really you’re not getting it.’ ‘Well, actually, that’s not the correct approach’ ‘It’s alright if can’t comprehend this concept, most people can’t.’…

Eglantyne Jebb: the woman who founded Save The Children in 1920

The British government admitted in January 2023 that more than 200 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have ‘disappeared’ from government-administered accommodation, to deafening silence from politicians, the media, and the public. In…

The plight of the female fan

It’s an experience many women know all too well: You’re watching a sports match in public or reacting to the ESPN notification on your phone when suddenly, a man takes…

F1 academy addresses barriers for women in motorsport

Formula 1, since its initiation in 1950, has been dominated by men both on and off-track. Only two women have raced in a Grand Prix in the history of the…

A reflection on Carole King’s seminal album Tapestry

I first stumbled across Tapestry as a cult Gilmore Girls fan who couldn’t get enough of the show’s opening theme, ‘Where You Lead’. There was a sense of ease that…

Ode to Unlikeable Women

Twenty minutes into Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s acclaimed series Fleabag, our distraught and grieving protagonist confesses her greatest fear: “I have a horrible feeling that I’m a greedy, perverted, selfish, apathetic, cynical,…

Taylor Swift Is The Positive Influencer We Need

What She Can Teach Us This Women’s History Month Now, more than ever, we need to include amongst our influencer figures strong and outspoken women who are unafraid to speak…