ARTICLE: Hollyoaks – Social Media, Self-Harm and Soaps

Over the course of the past 8 months, I have followed Hollyoaks‘ #dontfilterfeelings campaign. Hollyoaks is a popular teenage soap set in the North of England, and this campaign works to raise awareness surrounding mental health and its impact on the younger generation of today. It has featured two central storylines so far, the first implicating suicide and […]

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ARTICLE: A Landmine-free Future with MAG Manchester

Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Manchester. MAG has a focus on landmine clearance and risk education working in countries like Iraq, Cambodia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. MAGSOC, on the other hand, is a student society that promotes MAG’s work and campaigning for a ‘Landmine Free 2025’. ‘Landmine […]

MASH and the big debate on sex work

Note: This article specifically discusses women in sex work who choose that profession as a last resort, rather than a desirable option. On the 21st of November I attended a talk hosted by the charity MASH (Manchester Action on Street Health), focused on the subject of supporting women in sex work. It was not a […]