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Spread The Word Campaign

Human beings are a social species: sharing stories is how people forge relationships and take a break from the regular routine of their own lives. Whether during the Renaissance, the Great Depression, or a rainy Saturday afternoon, people rely on books to escape their own realities for a few hours. The Spread The Word campaign […]

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Youth Rights Important To All

While there’s still work to be done, the lot of some historically oppressed groups has greatly improved, in this country and across the western world. Evolving social norms, inspired by brave luminaries and bolstered (eventually) by government legislation, has lead to greater equality; whether in terms of gender, race, sexuality or disability. Nevertheless, inequality and […]

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Fast Food, Slow Death

Fast food is a growing problem with young people in the UK. It’s cheap, quick and easily accessible. Outside of many schools, there are plenty of strategically located chicken & chips shops and kebab shops, as well as fast food restaurants like McDonald’s. However, teenagers believe in the myth that, because they are young, junk […]

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Parent Pressure

Unpacking the big box. Holding the big SLR Nikon D7100 camera in my hand. It felt heavy and expensive; powerful. I felt like my career was about to begin. Pressing the power button. It was incredible. This is the beginning of my future dream career… When my dad was 15 it was time for him […]

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Degree Or Not Degree?

Never before in the history of education do young people have to consider so carefully whether university is the place for them. I am 14 years old and I am already thinking about determination, responsibility and how to manage money. Many of us have such debt worries hanging over our heads before we’ve even finished […]

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Voting At 16

When you turn 16 you can join the armed forces, play the Lottery, work full time and have sex. Society sees us as ‘responsible adults’, yet we are apparently not mature enough to vote. During a review in 2004 the Electoral Commission, which makes decisions on voting policy, decided the voting age should remain at […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem