Comment writer Connor Goddard explores reasons behind the gender pay gap persisting in the UK and beyond.
Eirwen Abberley Watton argues that female pleasure should not be a taboo topic
Using Sport as a Method of Political Activism Jack Walton discusses the place sport has in today’s political landscape. Do you remember the good old days? Front Page of The Sun, The Mail and The Sunday Sport; Freddie Flintoff boozing, WAG’s a-wagging, Wayne Rooney being the thick thug it was decided he was. British sport […]
On Wednesday 8th March, people of all genders around the globe celebrated International Women’s Day, which aims to openly recognise and validate the global fight for gender equality. Many musicians got involved in the conversation, namely Beyoncé, Madonna and John Legend, by signing an open letter in support of women’s rights. The letter, posted by […]
Several months ago I was rifling through my wardrobe, sourcing outfits for a string of MA and graduate job interviews. Was this dress too tight, this one too short? One thing was a certainty, however: the black suede heels, wrapped up in paper like old-fashioned sweets. Finding them restrictive, I rarely wear heels; I reserve […]
Exeter University is joining today’s International Women’s Day celebrations by welcoming guest speakers and various society events. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world, as well as raising awareness to the progress and action still needed to accelerate gender parity. Events include a talk from two female professors, […]
Across the globe, gender inequality and sexism is a topical and problematic reality. Sexual harassment is prevalent in many cultures and not a single country is without a pay gap. From social media movements #yesallwomen, to the fight against rape culture in the USA, it seems evident that globally, the struggle for gender equality is […]
After the shocking news that Sir Tim Hunt, esteemed scientist and Nobel prize winner, made completely sexist comments about female scientists at a conference in South Korea, Rebecca Hoard further discusses the problem of gender inequality in STEM subjects. Why are only 13% of STEM workers female? Well according to Milo Yiannopoulos, speaking during a […]