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HOW CAN BRITAIN CLAIM TO BE PROGRESSIVE WHEN WE CONTINUE TO DETAIN VULNERABLE WOMEN?

Published by The Fawcett Society  Hunger strikes, forced labour, indefinite detainment and inhumane treatment being carried out against victims of rape, human trafficking, forced marriage and gender based sexual violence; a list of human rights abuses which reads like those executed by a foreign nation, possibly placed on a UN watch list or rebuked by the […]

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Article printed in CultureHUB Magazine    Soldier Still, the latest collaborative project from the imaginative dance theatre company Junk Ensemble brings together an exceptionally diverse cast of Irish and international dancers as well as former soldiers to create a remarkable and at times harrowing piece of dance theatre. Junk Ensemble, founded by identical twin sisters […]

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#MeToo: Bringing victims of sexual assault into the spotlight won’t stop rape. Bringing justice to perpetrators will

Published by The Fawcett Society  It’s hard to remember the last time there was an instance of public outcry that didn’t result in a viral social media trend. Whilst many social media trends can bring light to a cause, which can seem neglected or less acknowledged, too often they can give members of the public […]

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The Battle For Abortion Rights for Women in Northern Ireland Isn’t Over

Published by The Fawcett Society  Upon exiting the doors of Central Station in Belfast City Centre you enter into the heart of the city, into a bustling, vibrant tourist hub. With countless seas of international tourists, buses offering tours around the historic sites and streets upon streets of bars and eateries, Belfast is a weekend […]

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Women You Should Know: Leyla Hussein

 Published on http://www.peachynkeen.com  When I thought about the topic of ‘Women You Should Know’ many name came to mind. But  I knew I wanted to explore someone contemporary; current and at the front line of activism. Within this framework, there was one lady who came to mind, leaps and bounds beyond the rest – Leyla Hussein Leyla Hussein is a Somali […]

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