Tag: women

Who run the world?… Girls!

International Women’s Day was celebrated last  month, shedding light on those who have  campaigned equalrights for women over the world.  The day saw men in Kabul campaigning against  women wearing the burqa, and newspapers  commemorating amazing women such as Malala...

/ 10th May 2015

Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox

Sport England recently released an advertising campaign to encourage women of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities to do more sport and exercise. Named ‘This Girl Can,’ the campaign produced a feisty, memorable television advert showing ‘real’ women participating in...

/ 15th March 2015

Fed up of Feminism?

For International Women’s Day events are taking place across the globe. DMU’s very own Janie Codona MBE held a talk earlier this week about her experiences and it got me thinking: What exactly does International Women’s Day mean for both...

/ 8th March 2015

Time to really man-up and embrace equality

How many women have you listened to recently? Outside of family and friends, you probably haven’t anywhere near as much as you’ve heard from men. You’re reading the words of a man right now (the irony is not lost, don’t...

/ 8th March 2015

Standing up for female comedians

It appears as though the age-old debate of ‘Women aren’t funny’ is still ongoing. So where does this assumption derive from? Interestingly, an evolutionary psychology theory proposes the notion that humour is competitively produced by males to impress potential mates...

/ 30th January 2015

Body portrayal in video games: too much and too inaccurate?

Long gone are the days of sneaking out of bed in the middle of the night in order to beat that one damned level of ridiculously pixelated Super Mario. Now we have the possibility to sit back, mouths gaping, and...

/ 5th December 2014

Catcalling: An Offensive Part of Society that Needs to be Stopped

  Recently, it seems as though this pandemic known as ‘catcalling’ is grasping women in its clutching hold. I know what you are thinking though, “pandemic, really?” But there is a reason why I compare this form of harassment to...

/ 10th November 2014

Yes: Maroon 5’s new music video, ‘Animals,’ really is that bad…

First we had Thicke, with his blurred lines and clear sexism but then burst in Maroon 5, bloody and snarling, with their new music video “Animals” and do a spectacular job in making passion look like obsessive creepiness. The video...

/ 21st October 2014

New York Fashion week 2014 highlights

With the array of fashion weeks once again upon us, it is no surprise that the blogosphere has taken a turn to the designer side. New York Fashion Week kicked off the line-up of stylish events with a vast array...

/ 14th September 2013

How to dress for your body shape: Lean column

  Here is the second in-depth article on how to dress for your body shape. When going out shopping and purchasing new clothes you want to know that what you are wearing will flatter and enhance your given body shape,...

/ 31st July 2013