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Let's Start With The Children

Shahida Rahman | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shahida Rahman

Not bad... for a girl. It almost sounds like a compliment, doesn't it? We have all heard comments like this and, whether we bristle at the low bar ...

Here's Why It's Time To Drop Stereotyping

Lauren Derrett | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Derrett

There was a panel of women were a business owner, an Instagram ledge, a Gold winning Olympian and a Charity organiser supporting women from Essex. It was amazingly inspirational night and a huge reminder of how much of a cock up the Oxford definition is and actually how damaging it can still be all these many (many, many) years on since I was that awkward teen.

Marry The Girl Who Travels

Hayley Stainton | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Stainton

The girl who travels spent her teenage years plotting her escape; knowing that the simple life of 9-5 would leave her unfulfilled. Geography lessons excited her; she dreamt that one day she might climb that volcano, see the Great Barrier Reef for herself or step foot on the recently created lava islands that form the Galapagos.

Manchester - One Of The Worst Places To Be A Girl In The UK... Or Is It?

Frankie Leach | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Politics
Frankie Leach

Plan International UK has recently released a report finding that Manchester, among with Blackpool and Middlesbrough, is one of the worst places in the UK to be a girl.

Open Letter To A Trans Girl And Her Loving Mum

Fox Fisher | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK
Fox Fisher

In a final court case yesterday, a seven-year-old child was removed from their mother's care because the child (born as a boy) had "lived life entirel...

Stretch Out Your Body!

Faya Nilsson | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Faya Nilsson

Just by having a two to three minute stretch after every session, you'll feel and see proper, real-life benefits. Check out the following favourite five (of many) reasons why I think it's the way forward, and a couple of extra stretch 'ideas' to get you started!

International Day of the Girl

Lily Caprani | Posted 09.10.2016 | UK
Lily Caprani

Today is international Day of the Girl and I am already anticipating the voices of doubt that will question why we celebrate - and sound the alarm - over global girls' rights so loudly each year. And they will question why, this year in particular, the Day of the Girl shines a spotlight on adolescent girls.

My Ostomy Bag Won't Limit My Underwear Choices!

Hattie Gladwell | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Hattie Gladwell

I'm really angry at myself for putting myself down that day, and letting myself feel so negatively towards my body. But I'm so grateful I was able to step out of that so quickly. I felt really positive for the rest of the day, and waited for my boyfriend to finish work - in my new underwear (makeup done and everything)!

What Has Humanity Come to in a Week? Social Media Pornography

Sacha Wise | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Wise

Two reflections in the media that makes some parts of humanity seem as perverse as a creepy stranger peering down your top. They both involved sexual acts. They both involve social media. One of the instances involves rape.

Girl, 11, Killed After Pensioner's Car Mounts Pavement

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An 11-year-old girl was killed while waiting with her mother at a bus stop when a pensioner's car veered on to the pavement and crashed into them. ...

'Traumatised' Family Agree To Destroy Rottweiler That Attacked Toddler

PA | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

The traumatised family of a toddler who was severely injured in a Rottweiler attack have agreed to have their pet destroyed. The two-year-old, from...

Sea Search For Missing 14-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

A major search continued today for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen "in difficulty" in the sea. Officers were called at 3.45pm yesterda...

The First International Day of the Girl - 11 October 2012

Cherry Healey | Posted 10.12.2012 | Home
Cherry Healey

The aim of this day is to raise awareness to the fact that millions of girls around the world are denied the access to education.

Geek Girls on TV: Sending a Good or a Bad Message?

Selina Wilken | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Selina Wilken

Skimming across the field of American TV culture, Geek Girls are often relegated to comic relief. Is this the image we want popular culture t o project of us? That dorky can be adorable, but ultimately we will always be relegated to the sidelines?