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Posts from October 2013

Wanted: Female Slam Poets!

October 29, 2013 at 2:57

At the Leinster Heats of the All Ireland Slam Poetry Championships on 19 October, one question was on everyone’s lips: where are the female Slam Poets?

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An Open Letter To The UCD Commerce & Economics Society

October 17, 2013 at 4:38

An annual "Rappers & Slappers" themed club night comes under fire from George Kaar, who talks through the problems with media depictions of men and women and how they relate to rape culture. George Kaar is an intern at the Y Factor, and started the YES! campaign to prevent sexual assault among young people.

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Your Health Matters Campaign Launched

October 09, 2013 at 11:12

We are delighted to announce the launch of The Y Factor health campaign Your Health Matters to coincide with the second annual International Day of the Girl. In 2011 the United Nations General Assembly declared 11 October to be International Day of the Girl Child to recognise girl’s rights and the unique challenges girls face. We decided to focus on young women’s health rights as a campaign focus and so felt that this was the ideal day to launch.

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Feminist Weddings?

October 01, 2013 at 11:19

Nick Beard wonders whether or not modern feminists should shy away from marriage.

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