Tag Archive: girls

Have you been harassed? WE will put a stop to it

Today is 1st March where the hashtags #ZeroDiscrimination and #ZeroTolerance are trending. It is also a time when statistics show us that one incident of domestic violence is reported to the police every… Continue reading

Women who are fat or too skinny should not be on TV

This weekend, the women of television show The X Factor came under the spotlight, but not in relation to music. Host Caroline Flack was inundated with cruel jibes about her appearance and weight… Continue reading

A Barbie bus but where are all the Kens?

Before a baby has even popped out of the womb, we identify it as a ‘boy’ or ‘girl’. When a baby is born, many dress a girl in pink and a boy in… Continue reading

What should feminism be demanding from the General Election?

Since the General Election campaigns began, we have heard a lot on immigration, debates about whether UKIP leader Nigel Farage and his party have any substance, and jokes regarding Ed Miliband forgetting half… Continue reading

The fear of seeming racist is racist and preventing integration

On Wednesday 27th August, it was reported that 1,400 girls were victims of abuse. Authorities had known for 16 years but did nothing because they feared that speaking out against the perpetrators who… Continue reading

Bring Back Our Girls

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL8p690EYSE As part of my dance class, we discuss issues girls face. One of the biggest issues is the right to education so we joined in with the #BringBackOurGirls campaign with the hope… Continue reading

International Women’s Day

Hello everyone! Happy Women’s Day! Here is a video of my talk at Havering’s International Women’s Day. This year, I am dedicating International Women’s Day to my aunt who passed away yesterday after… Continue reading