All posts tagged Women

Introducing ‘Breaking Boundaries: Women at Queen Mary’, A New Series

I’d like to introduce you all to a brand-new series that will feature in the Muse section. Breaking Boundaries: Women at Queen Mary is going to explore what female empowerment […]

Medicine Doesn’t Care About Women

Medicine doesn’t care about women*, and here’s why. Women are less likely to be believed when they see a healthcare professional about symptoms. Women are less likely to be taken […]

Lets Talk Girl Talk

There are some things that women and girls cannot talk about in public and in society today, it is referred to as “girl talk”. I did a quick search on […]

Me, Myself & I

In today’s day and age, feminism if finally rising and gaining awareness. And though that’s fantastic, there are also some negative quirks. I feel as though some people interpret feminism […]

Best fictional female leads – My favourite characters

We all love watching and reading about a head strong woman. I read a lot; it’s a hobby, a passion and an inspiration. What I love reading about are brilliant […]

Banning Burkas and Burning Bras – What does it mean to be liberated?

The Hijab can mean different things depending on the country and culture, for clarity, when referring to the Hijab I’m talking about a headscarf/head covering, the niqab and burka are […]

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Sexual Freedom and Reproductive Rights in the Land of the Free

Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Utah and Iowa —the nine states in the U.S that have attempted and/or succeeded in passing a “heartbeat” bill, policing women’s bodies and […]

Pole dance: turning exploitative into empowering

It was during last year’s fresher’s fair that I was first introduced to pole fitness, before this I had a very limited understanding of what the sport involved. I imagined […]