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I’m with her – new surge of women in power

Yesterday marked a historical day as Theresa May made her first speech as Britain’s second female prime minister. Mrs May gained success after her only rival, another female, Andrea Leadsom quit, saying it was in the “best interests of the country”. As the longest-serving Home Secretary in modern times, May has promised a “strong, new, […]

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International students face uncertainty in wake of Brexit

Students from the European Union starting university in the UK this autumn will still receive tribal loans online funding, University Minister Jo Johnson tweeted Monday. The minister, who supported the Remain campaign, also confirmed that EU students currently studying in the UK will continue to receive financial support for the remainder of their time at […]

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High heels – empowering or oppressive?

In Tokyo this week, thousands of women are being encouraged to wear high heels to improve their self-confidence and posture. The Japan High Heel Association (JHA) is charging women 400,000 yen (£3,000) to complete a six-month walking etiquette class, which 4,000 women have already finished. The managing director, ‘Madame’ Yumiko, claims that high heels help […]

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Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem

A short vox pop video on the complex nature of domestic...