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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Leeds students stand to support homeless women this international women’s day

Tomorrow, on Tuesday 8th March, a Leeds based homeless charity called Simon On The Streets will be launching their Simone On The Streets campaign to support and represent homeless women this International Women’s day. The event offers chance for members of the public in Leeds to show their support for homeless women.The campaign, initiated by a team of eight students who were inspired by a talk from the charity, aims to raise awareness and bring to light the complex issues that homeless women face. The students, along with members and supporters of the charity, will take over Leeds City Square for…

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