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Ben & Jerry’s Attempts To Tackle Voting Apathy Among Young Londoners

Iconic ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s is partnering with social justice campaigners Hope Not Hate to encourage young Londoners to register to vote. Ahead of the deadline for registration before the city chooses its next mayor, the initiative will feed thousands in an effort to combat poor voter registration. The new flavour ‘Give A Fudge’ is…

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Etsy Boss Says Its Female Sellers Smash Cliches To ‘Define Success On Their Own Terms’

Online marketplace Etsy is aiming to smash the dated stereotypes of the “white, male” entrepreneur, one of its bosses has said. Mark Lennihan/AP Etsy’s team celebrating their IPO last year Nicole Vanderbilt, VP International for Etsy, said that 90% of its sellers were women and it aimed to empower them to “define success on their…

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Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’ Domestic Violence Storyline Prompts Almost £100K Donations To Charities

A campaign to raise money for domestic violence victims has had a huge surge in support after listeners of a radio play were moved by the plight of a fictional character abused by her husband. Long-suffering Helen Titchener snapped after two years of been controlled, physically abused and raped in Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’, a…

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World Day For Animals in Laboratories 2016: How One Charity Is Funding Replacements To Animal Research

Mention animal testing, and it’s likely you’ll be met with a barrage of very strong opinions on either side, from those who insist the practice is cruel, to scientists who say it is necessary to create invaluable medical treatments. But while the debate rages about whether or not it is ethical to test on animals,…

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11 Photographs That Celebrate The Diversity, Power And Beauty Of Women’s Bodies

From single mothers to plus-size models, society has a tendency to judge, label and pigeon-hole women.   That’s why one photographer is urging us to look beyond the stereotypes, to see women as individuals rather than an homogenised group. ‘Underneath We Are Women’ is an empowering photo project, showcasing the stories of 100 women and offering…

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