Research has shown that 10% of girls in the UK have been unable to afford period products. It costs an average of £8 for sanitary products every month, a cost some women cannot afford. Forms […]
Nisha Chandar-Nair discusses the theft of Black culture in the fashion industry.
Last week, the Equality Policy Unit at the University Leeds held a student-led panel discussion around the term ‘BAME’. Nisha Chandar-Nair reports.
An article by Sadiq Kahn was recently published in The Guardian as one of the first discussions on the disproportioned effect Coronavirus is having on the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community. In his […]
Research shows that nearly nine out of ten people with mental health problems say that stigmas and discrimination have a negative effect on their lives. With the current global discussion around mental health, it is more important now than ever that people speak up about mental health to raise awareness and challenge stigmas preventing people from having important discussions and seeking help.
The issue of school policies on natural hair have come to the forefront of pop-culture and feminist attention recently, largely in the wake of Ruby Williams, a school student being repeatedly sent home from her […]
Buy a Reusable Bottle The first step to reducing your plastic use should definitely be buying a reusable water bottle. As students it’s important to stay hydrated whilst studying, especially when in the library for […]
In 2017, 40% of students at Oxford University were privately educated, a staggering figure considering just 7% of the general population are privately educated. So, why is it that the privilege of private education leads to access to the top universities, top jobs and higher income in later life?
Statistics show that a contestant’s chances of finding love on Love Island are just one in 35,000. This isn’t to say that not everyone should have equal oppourtunities at achieving these minute odds. Ethnic representation […]
Knee pain, callouses and damage to toenails. Is it any wonder The Spine Health Institute calculated that heel wearing had been reported to have dropped by 21% between 1986 and 2003, with only 31% of women reporting to wear them at work?
Nisha Chandar-Nair sheds some light on under-appreciated Black talent in the fashion world.