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I’m a medical trainee, and I’m gay. Work would be easier...

I’m a medical student heading into my sixth and final year, and I am a gay woman. I feel like my work as a healthcare professional would be much simpler if I were heterosexual. When medical students (and the wider medical community) work on a ward, getting to know the patients is important. We have…

Cambridge sexual misbehavior guideline modification branded ‘illegal’

Lawyers and women’s groups have condemned a decision by Cambridge University to not investigate some students’ complaints of sexual misconduct, including rape, warning it was potentially unlawful. Their comments came after a ruling this summer that sexual misconduct should no longer be covered by the university’s general disciplinary regulations for students. Two female students have…

Females Must Assistance Other Females and This Is Why

Unfortunately, we are living in a day and age where women are put down when they try to rise up and reach their full potential. Whether it is at work, in sports or in social settings, men tend to look down upon women. At the same time, women compete with other women to reach the…

Women’s World Cup 2019: Satisfy the Falcons

Along with France, South Korea and Norway, Nigeria will be in Group A of the  2019 Women’s World Cup which commences today. A tournament that takes place every four years, the 2019 edition is the eighth of the competition. The whole 2019 event will be taking place in France.  Nine cities – Paris, Valenciennes, Le…

The Distinct Obstacles that Face Women in Medication and How Females...

I hate to start off with a controversial topic, but if any of you watch Grey’s Anatomy, you know that when Derek Shepherd died, Meredith Grey didn’t lose a patient for months and embarked on some of the most memorable surgeries of her fictional career. I obviously do not know Shonda Rhimes’ intentions behind this,…

Ladies, trainees, others in demonstration over bad state of Lagos-Badagry expressway

Women Arise for Change Initiative, National Association of Nigerian Students and National Council of Nigerian Youth, stage a protest over bad state of Lagos-Badagry Road. Photo: Bunmi Azeez Women Arise for Change Initiative, National Association of Nigerian Students and National Council of Nigerian Youth, stage a protest over bad state of Lagos-Badagry Road. Photo: Bunmi…

‘My tutor stated it wasn’t a task for a male’: my...

It was after I almost died falling off a roof that I decided to train to be a midwife. I was a roofer doing a repair job 36 feet off the ground when I slipped. I fell and hit a gas pipe on the way down. My right foot shattered, and I broke my left…

Cambridge University criticised for hosting anti-feminist group

The University of Cambridge has been criticised for hosting a self-proclaimed anti-feminist group that staff claim have harassed female academics and make people feel unsafe on campus. A letter, written by more than 300 of the university staff, students and alumni, calls for an event featuring the political party Justice for Men and Boys (J4MB)…

Females with master’s degrees paid less than guys without them in...

Women in England with postgraduate degrees still earn less than men with only bachelor’s degrees, while salaries for graduate men are growing at a faster pace than for their female peers, according to the latest official data on graduate earnings. The figures from the Department for Education’s graduate labour market statistics show that women with…

Females on long-lasting prescription antibiotics are 35% most likely to suffer...

Women who use antibiotics for more than two months at a time are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, research suggests. Experts believe the long-term use of the drugs wipes out healthy bacteria in the gut – creating an imbalance that increases inflammation, narrows blood vessels and ends up damaging the…

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