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Why Should You Care About Independent Midwifery?

Rima Amin | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rima Amin

Independent midwifery is an option that allows women to have their children at home - where they feel safe and secure. Whilst the NHS provides this service, it would not be possible for every woman to have this option without independent midwives.

Even After Ten Years, Afghan Women Still Do Not Have Basic Human Rights

Sara Basharmal | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sara Basharmal

There are many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Afghanistan that are trying their level best to help the women gain back their rights, however, the level of achievement that is being made is slow.

Leveson: What Will the Report Mean to UK's Journalism Industry?

Rima Amin | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK
Rima Amin

Anticipation is growing among journalists, lawyers and regulators to what Lord Leveson will recommend to revive media ethics within the damaged reputation of the British press. The Leveson Inquiry has been ongoing since July 2011 and the report is due this Thursday.

Tipping the Gender Imbalance in the Media: Louder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Sian Boyle | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK
Sian Boyle

I was shocked but not surprised to learn in a report on women in the media that male journalists completely dominate their female counterparts, writing 78% of all front-page articles examined and accounting for 84% of those mentioned or quoted in lead pieces.

The Understated Danger of Conflict Journalism

Rizwan Syed | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rizwan Syed

Having asked around the course, it would appear that a large number of my fellow postgraduates at the School of Journalism are intending to pick 'conflict reporting' as their postgraduate specialism.