We sometimes think that Christians are better than the general population – we don’t swear, watch porn, abuse our loved ones or have affairs. Sadly the data and research shows that people who identify as Christians are just as likely to indulge in all those things. Behind closed doors, there is abuse. And unfortunately, some … Continue reading Miss-reading the Bible
Increasingly, in a media of half-truths and rushed, careless reporting, we tolerate what we agree with and hate everything else.
Talking to a friend in her late 30s recently, I learnt about the pressure on 20 and 30-somethings to consider freezing their eggs.
This week saw the UK begin the process to leave the EU. A big day with major implications for all of us in Europe. Amongst many potentially messy issues, Brexit could lead to another Scottish independence referendum. So on Tuesday Theresa May, the Prime Minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the leader in Scotland met to discuss … Continue reading Demeaning or just a bit of fun?
Women of faith can be sidelined at the UN but they have important views on education, family, health and work. They also want to learn how to advocate more effectively.
Looking out at me from the front page of the newspaper yesterday were the faces of eight women – all killed by their partners or boyfriends. Lovely women and teenagers from all backgrounds. And a little girl, Darcey, aged four who was thrown off a bridge by her father. Today, there was another story of … Continue reading Cast a net of caring
How does the economy impact women? It’s our daughters trying to get a loan to buy a flat, our mums trying to open a bank account and our sisters wanting a fair deal on child-care. It's millions of women across the world wanting a route out of poverty. Now there is a feminine perspective on … Continue reading Why I’m a Material Girl (sort of)
International Women’s Day is still important. March 8th has only lost its relevance if we use it as a day to promote more privileges for ourselves. But by using it as a day to stand up for women around the world, who are living in poverty and oppression, it is hugely relevant. Apparently kittens … Continue reading A kitten! (and International Women’s Day)