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The creator of the popular children’s tv show, Fireman Sam has responded to claims that the show perpetuates negative gender stereotyping and undermines campaigns to drive more women into careers in the fire services.
Campaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day.
While domestic violence is not unique to any one community in Britain, research by the charity Safe Lives found that Black, Asian or minority (BAME) victims of domestic abuse, particularly migrant women, stay silent 1.5 times longer than white-British women when in an abusive relationship.
The actress, who gained international acclaim for her roles in Pirates Of The Caribbean and Atonement, suffered from a breakdown aged 22 driven in part by public criticism of her, and by the lack of public discourse surrounding mental health
Activists have allegedly been subjected to electrocution, flogging, whipping, and sexual assault.
It is estimated that nearly half of all women and girls living in developing countries do not have access to sanitary products, often substituting pads and tampons for rags, grass and paper.
High tech apps that allow users to track diseases such as malaria are a great step for innovation, but they fail women at the earliest stages.
The past 12 months have seen a growing interest in trans and non-binary issues, but it hasn’t all been good. Here’s how a media furore meant that we actually missed the bigger rights picture.