Women and menstruation in Afghanistan

It has been impossible to remain unmoved by the news coming out of Kabul in recent weeks. The Taliban, the politico-military organisation who were removed from power in Afghanistan in 2001, have rapidly taken control of the country once again following the withdrawal of US troops. Photos, videos, testimonials and reports have flooded our media, … Continue reading Women and menstruation in Afghanistan

ebony by Lanaire Aderemi (verse writer)

ebony  ebony  associate the word ebony with the tree ebony  notice how the tree has a smooth finish when polished  imagine a world where black women weren’t punished  so for a few seconds just shut up and listen  i remember when asked ‘ what’s next?’  replied with ‘ masters , phd?  this man replied when ‘ when will you settle down , you career … Continue reading ebony by Lanaire Aderemi (verse writer)

GUEST BLOG: ‘Everyone in’… but for how long?

The Covid-19 pandemic has gripped every inch of the globe, affected every class of people, every race, religion, and gender. No one is exempt, but some are more vulnerable; one group that falls under this category are the homeless population.  Current estimations state that there are 325,000 homeless people in the UK, including 135, 000 … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: ‘Everyone in’… but for how long?

Guest Blog: “I Am Stressed out … It’s Not PMS”

When colleagues start seeing women as incompetent they think their opinions don’t matter. Just months ago, I experienced it myself. The glaring discrimination that exists in one of California’s coffee shops has been prodding me to quit my job as an assistant sales director. I have just finished presenting the quarterly evaluation of my department … Continue reading Guest Blog: “I Am Stressed out … It’s Not PMS”