Can we stop calling inspirational women ‘badass babes’?
Talia Slonim

Can we stop calling inspirational women ‘badass babes’?

Amandla Stenberg, Malala Yousafzai, Hillary Clinton – There is no shortage of impressive women that are providing copious amounts of inspiration. Everywhere I look there seems to be another strong and smart woman that is paving the way for other aspirational youngsters. How would I describe such influential women who have sought to equalise the … Continue reading

Falling short: why women should play five-set tennis
Alice Lovatt

Falling short: why women should play five-set tennis

Wimbledon is the oldest-reaching slam. Its first tournament ran during 1877: a tournament open strictly to men, as one considered women too weak to grind five-sets out. So when the women’s competition was opened seven years later, it seemed logical to establish it with a different, three-set design. Today, as Djokovic, Murray and Federer continually … Continue reading

What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?
Eleanor Doward

What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?

Brock Turner, a 20-year-old Stanford student, was convicted recently of three counts of sexual assault including intent to rape an intoxicated person. He was sentenced to just six months, though the maximum is 14 years. He is expected to serve just three months. This high profile case, covered by media across the world, sent out … Continue reading