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TOP HOLLYWOOD AWARDS REVEAL JUST 9% OF FEMALE ACTOR WINNERS REPRESENT AVERAGE WOMEN.   Over the past five years, Emmys, Oscars, Golden Globes, Baftas Film and Baftas TV Study have been analysed: Just 10% of all awards nominations across ceremonies are size 16+ No Oscars leading lady size 16+ winners in five years Golden Globes has greatest range of plus sizes represented   Following Tinseltown’s 69th Primetime Emmy awards ceremony (17th September) a new study by size fashion retailer navabi, analysed the most iconic film and TV awards over the last five years to reveal plus-size women are still woefully underrepresented receiving just 10% of all…

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Advice For New Students: How To Manage Your Online Security

Don’t be like Drake – manage your online securityWhat do Drake, Jennifer Lawrence, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Black and Kylie Jenner have in common? Besides being rich and famous, they’ve also all had their social media accounts hacked into. While you may think you’re immune – after all, you’re not a celebrity, so no one would want to hack into your online presence – young people are a demographic most vulnerable to hacks. Pretty much everything you do is online. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Whatsapp, LinkedIn, your personal email, your university email, Netflix binges, late-night ubers (hurray for the night tube), deliveroo…

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Re-Kånken: Fashion Meets Compassion

Without Nature We’re Nothing. That’s the slogan of Fjällräven’s new Re-Kånken and it’s completely true. Without the trees, we wouldn’t be able to breathe. Without streams and rivers, thousands would dehydrate. Without plants and healthy soil, we would all starve. Our planet is a precious thing. Sometimes we can become so wrapped up in our own lives that we forget to think about the greater consequences of our actions. Spreading the message of conservation and consideration is a crucial one. That’s the main reason why I love the new Re-Kånken.The Kånken has quickly become a much loved bag for thousands…

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International Women’s Day 2016

In todays society, whether we notice it or not, all women are prone to sexist comments and discrimination on a regular basis. We see women being objectified, singled out and discriminated against through not only the most common and well known scenario of in the workforce – but through the media unconsciously. From even young ages such as 7, women are thrown into the stereotype of how a woman should look and act in order to be accepted, and embedded into them is the ideology of ‘women’s norms’. In a survey conducted by “Equality For Girls” which surveyed over 1,200…

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On Tuesday night we witnessed a truly professional performance from one of the best teams the world has ever seen. They were sharp, easy on the eye and gave a real sense of satisfaction to the way they play football. Even as an Arsenal fan I was truly humbled that my team I have followed all my life could be on the same pitch as such marvellous opposition. Barcelona have it all. The complete team.An unbeatable front 3 of Messi, Neymar and Suarez (MSN) have notched up a cool 93 goals this season in all competitions. A truly remarkable statistic….

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