The BBC ran live debates in a bid to get people talking about issues that are hindering and affecting women from all walks of life.
An ambitious feat, the BBC managed to engage communities of women from around the world and have them discuss issues surrounding various topics.
Running a blog is phenomenal. For some creatives, writing is the way we pour our feelings out, get our opinions heard and contribute to wider discussions about what is happening within our society.
So I’ve finally made peace with turning 27. It’s taken a while but I’ve finally, albeit reluctantly, embraced this peculiar year which edges me closer to my late twenties. Rather than talk about all that I have learned over the last year, a family friend gave me the idea to look at 27 with a different perspective.
So you’ve completed an impressive degree, got work experience that makes your graduate CV glow and have landed a great starter job that has the most incredible prospects. When it comes to life, you’re totally winning. At least that’s what you think.
I thought I was reading another one of those tasteless Hollywood hoaxes on Sunday morning. Jackie Collins dead. One of my favourite authors. Gone.
But then scrolling through Twitter, it became apparent really quickly that this was actually happening. My heart sank.
I have been struggling with my skin lately. A very aggressive breakout along both my cheekbones has left me feeling somewhat vulnerable – a complete first for me.
Now on a long-term course of antibiotics, I’m extremely wary of the products I use.
You only have to look at Twitter’s trending topics to see the multitude of fans certain celebrities have. The almost instantaneous reactions from fans who leap to their role model’s defence is both shocking and impressive. But are all celebrities who have become role models deserving of this outpour of support, and are they actually an inspiration or a complete distraction stopping us from reaching our full potential?