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55 Years on: How The Student fought for and won contraception access for University of Edinburgh students

Anna Coote, former Editor-in-Chief of The Student, featured in a recent BBC documentary series to discuss her role in the struggle for the provision of contraceptive pills at the University…

Students sceptical there will be change in predatory behaviour

Cw: misogyny and sexual assault It’s been a terrific Women’s History Month so far right? Sorry, I meant horrific. Last week we saw Meghan Markle speaking out about her battles…

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…

Goodbye tampon tax, hello female empowerment

Whilst 2021 hasn’t been exactly what we were hoping for so far, it’s not all doom and gloom. As of January 1 2021, the tampon tax in the UK was…

In Poland, the Handmaid’s Tale is now a reality

Imagine a world in which women cannot decide about their bodies, health, and future. Welcome to 21st century Poland. On the 22nd of October 2020 Poland’s government-controlled constitutional court has…

Remembering the ‘Notorious RBG’: what it means to be an American

“I ask no favour for my sex… All I ask of our brethren, is that they take their feet, off our necks.” The honourable Ruth Bader Ginsburg uttered these words…