Author Archives: Ciara Church

It’s Time to Talk About Female Genital Mutilation

“Despite the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 and subsequent Serious Crime Act 2015, which seeks to safeguard potential victims and punish those who commit and aid female genital mutilation, there has only been one successful conviction. Why is this?

Why it is NOT Okay to use the ‘N’ Word

“Your home city is where you are supposed to feel safest. Your home football club is where you are supposed to feel the most united. But the use of the ‘N’ word yelled onto the pitch does well to break this illusion.”