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Equality Tag Archive

University sanitary product vending machines to be installed this month

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In March 2019 NUSU convinced Newcastle University to become the first university in England to provide free sanitary items on campus. The menstrual care system is predicted to be...

Closing the gender gap: number of female innovators doubles

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Alex Downing discusses the increasing numbers of female inventors ...

University of Glasgow denies responsibility for transphobic toilet sign on campus

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The University of Glasgow has refused to take responsibility for a transphobic sign posted outside one of their female toilets, despite the sign featuring the university logo. A...

Newcastle University tackles racial discrimination and harassment

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Victoria Osho reports on Newcastle University's response to Racial Harassment report...

Halloween as a feminist issue

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Our writers discuss female empowerment at Halloween....

New Marginalised Genders Officer announced

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Grace Dean reports on the election of a new NUSU Marginalised Genders Officer- Eleasha Haslam. ...

Should no ID mean no vote?

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The Government has recently announced that photographic ID, such as driving licenses or passports will be required when voting at elections. The plans have been proposed on the...

Pay Up: Carrie Gracie talks gender inequality

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Journalist Carrie Gracie, the former China editor for the BBC, held a talk at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th October. Held in the Boiler Shop and organised by Newcastle...

Paris in protest: why changes in IVF laws have sparked uproar among French nationals

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A new law in France aims to end discrimination against women by finally giving them full autonomy over their reproductive rights: this new law would allow lesbian couples and...

What is Black History Month?

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The origins of Black History Month within the UK seems to be a wide-ranging debate. However, according to Reni Eddo-Lodge, Black History Month began with Linda Bello and Ansel...