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UK healthcare is officially failing women

UK healthcare is officially failing women

A newly published report has revealed the extent of the nation’s gender health gap, requiring the government to finally acknowledge that sexism is ingrained within the UK’s healthcare systems. While women’s health has undergone a generational culture shift in recent years, prompting more open discourse around historically stigmatised concerns regarding...

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Prince Andrew asked to give up titles as trial continues

Prince Andrew asked to give up titles as trial continues

Following the recent trial and conviction of Ghislaine Maxwell, a New York City judge has allowed the sexual assault case against Prince Andrew to go ahead on Wednesday. This leads many to wonder if this is finally Andrew’s time to face justice. The civil suit deposed by Virginia Giuffre, who has accused Prince Andrew of sexual abuse, claims that she was trafficked by late convicted sex predator and financier...

By Montreal, Canada
Opinion – We need an improved vetting process for influencers

Opinion – We need an improved vetting process for influencers

The recent Molly-Mae scandal has exposed the deeply problematic nature of influencer culture in the digital age, signifying it’s time we introduced better regulations for social media personalities and their platforms. When I first learned of the backlash surrounding Molly-Mae Hague’s controversial ‘we all have the same 24 hours in a day’ comment, my initial reaction wasn’t disbelief towards the obvious insensitivity of such a statement, rather...

By London, UK
What Novak Djokovic’s visa battle can teach us about the refugee crisis

What Novak Djokovic’s visa battle can teach us about the refugee crisis

Tennis star Novak Djokovic became the target of public scrutiny and international support after the Australian government decided to cancel his visa. But now that a judge has overturned the decision, the player’s dispensation shines a light on our deeply flawed attitudes toward refugees and displaced people. Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic had dreams of playing the Australian Open this week. But these hopes were prematurely dashed when the

By Brighton, UK
Ethiopian civilians killed in Tigray drone strike

Ethiopian civilians killed in Tigray drone strike

Ethiopia has been facing a humanitarian crisis for more than a year. Monday and Tuesday’s drone strikes have killed and wounded more women and children according to local reports. Over the past two days, Ethiopia’s war-stricken region, Tigray, has experienced drone strikes killing 19 people and injuring dozens. On Monday, in Mai Tsebri town, a deadly attack left 17 people dead at a flour mill, with dozens injured and 16 donkeys...

By Nairobi, Kenya