Using fashion to make Equality Reality

As a lot of my readers may know I gained a strong interest in Gender Equality throughout my University degree. In turn, this led to my final year Dissertation being titled ‘Son Preference with reference to Adolescent Marriage in Pakistan’. I am, therefore,  always on the look out for active ways to provide and enhance young girls…

Sunshine on a Rainy Day-WaterAid

I recently joined the special WaterAid Project Sunshine team so I wanted to share the great work behind this project with you. WaterAid is an amazing charity that now has teams in 37 countries worldwide making great progress towards a world where everyone has access to clean drinking water and a safe running toilet. The aim…

Trashy Bags, Social Enterprise-Ghana

So as some of my readers may know from a previous blog post I was lucky enough to go on a field trip to Ghana at University. The trip was based at the University of Accra where we worked alongside the Regional Institute of Population Studies and undertook data collection, analysis and then presented our findings to our home…

Happy International Day of the Girl

So this morning I woke up and checked my phone to find that Facebook were advertising ‘International Day of the Girl’ with the option to add a frame to your profile picture to show your support. As an avid user of social media myself I am not unaware of the negative effects and changes it has had to society….

Where’s home for you, student?

So it’s the time of the year where all students pack up their lives from their university home to come home for the summer. But wait, which ‘home’ is actually home for students? My friends and I find ourselves having conversations of “I’m going home” “which home?” “Home home”. Across my university life so far…

‘How to get to 100-and enjoy it’…exhibition by CPC

University of Southampton is constantly getting involved in partnerships with other universities, centres and organisations. I receive weekly university emails regarding talks, workshops and exhibitions that are available to university of Southampton students without any costs. I have attended many of these talks and participated in workshops within my time so far at southampton. They…

A must watch video-Hans Rosling

Throughout my degree so far there is one video that I have seen over and over again across modules that I have studied and it still never ceases to amaze me. In my opinion it is one of the most powerful videos out there to demonstrate the dramatic changes of population growth and its future. Hans Rosling highlights the…