All posts tagged woman

Womxn? The Power of Words

Early this week, the Goldsmiths Student Union and a student society at King’s College London used ‘womxn’ rather than ‘woman’ in communications with students, citing the idea that womxn is […]

The Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Work of Hauwa Ojeifo.

Hauwa Ojeifo, 26, is an empowering and trailblazing woman on a mission.   She has founded She Writes Woman, a 24/7 helpline and walk-in centre in Nigeria. It is a […]

Catcall – a poem about the objectification of women.

Something a bit different this week, I would like to share one of my personal poems with you, titled Catcall. A catcall is defined as a loud whistle or a comment […]

The Silver Lining: Good News

It is common knowledge that life can be pretty bleak sometimes, so why not distract yourself from exam revision, essay deadlines and personal drama by cheering up and reading some […]

Swan by Elf Lyons

You can’t be shy, she looks each of her audience members in the eye. And you can’t, and probably shouldn’t anyway, be a sexist. And if you’ve come to watch […]

A Love Letter to Menstrual Cups

Let’s talk about periods! More specifically, let’s discuss one of the sanitary products only a handful among us use in order to tackle that inevitable week of blood and tears […]

Women’s History Month at Threadneedle Bar

Who run the world? Girls. (yes I did just start my article by quoting Beyoncé!) In recognition of this, and to celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on […]

The Tide of Empowerment

It has been a traditional key feature of womanhood that a young girl must learn to sew. She must be able to make her children’s clothing; she should have a […]

Me Too

At fifteen, I was walking home from town when I was catcalled by a number of creepy old men in vans. I was upset and humiliated, and spoke up on […]