Online Comment Editor Eirwen Abberley explores the debate surrounding International Men’s Day.
Two separate women’s rights events have occurred in Exeter over the past couple of weeks: the Dead Women Walking Devon March (25th November) and Reclaim the Night (1st December). Both events, though different in the issues they intend to highlight, are united in their aims of raising awareness of concerns regarding women’s safety. Both also […]
July 9: Ethiopia ends its state of war with Eritrea, which had been going on for decades. The decision will “promote close cooperation in political, economic, social, cultural and security areas”, according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Information Minister of Eritrea. October 16: The Council of Ministers, Ethiopia’s cabinet, is reshuffled – 10 of the positions, reduced from 23 […]
On Thursday 5th April NHS Digital collaborated with the University of Exeter to hold an event commemorating 100 years since the passing of the Representation of The People Act, widely hailed as a milestone of the Suffrage movement. The event, held in The Forum at the University’s Streatham campus, represents Exeter’s leg in a […]
Fortunately, more and more people are beginning to understand the true definition of feminism and are openly identifying with it. The recent news of the sexual harassment allegations surrounding prominent members of parliament and the media demonstrates that women are speaking up, whilst also signifying that the need to discuss women’s issues is more important […]
On Thursday 6th October, the Computer Science and Mathematics departments at the University of Exeter were awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver award, which works to promote gender equality in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) careers. The two departments, which both belong to the University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, have released […]