The rise of single-use plastics to tackle the coronavirus is understandable, but as face masks become mandatory the decision over which type to have is becoming more important. Single use plastic is winding up in our oceans, but the pandemic is also allowing companies and governments to cover reversing on decisions and action that will help reduce our plastic waste.
From Taiwan to Germany, Iceland to New Zealand, the nations led by women have been doing very well during the coronavirus pandemic, with early interventions, swift lockdowns and sufficient testing.
17/04/2020 8:45 AM IST
The menopause happens naturally to women, usually between ages 45 and 55. Here’s why it happens, how doctor’s treat it and the risks known around certain treatments.
30/08/2019 5:17 PM IST
These specialists see the goriest, darkest side of society. Why on earth would anyone do it?
30/06/2019 9:47 AM IST
Lee Gray came out to his traditional Caribbean family in an unusual manner but thankfully they were welcoming of his decision to come out. However, Lee is well aware that his experience isn’t the norm across the black community and has set up a podcast helping black people navigate through the world of LGBTQ. His advice? Create your own space to be the person that you want to be.
31/05/2019 7:41 PM IST
Ferhan Khan knew he wasn’t like other people at school, never having an attraction to the opposite sex but with a traditional Muslim family and section 28 preventing teachers from discussing same sex relationships he had nowhere to find out about himself until university. What happened was a difficult relationship with his faith, which through time, has been rekindled and he now talks about this through advocacy work in schools.
31/05/2019 7:29 PM IST
When Carmen Liu began the transition from male to female, she found that the options for underwear left her feeling like an outsider and different from other women. Carmen decided to change that, telling her story to the world and developing a line of lingerie for trans women that helps them feel more confident and happy in themselves.
31/05/2019 7:18 PM IST
Jake and Hannah Graf have been called Britain’s “Trans Power Couple”. They discuss how they’ve become the role models they never had and the importance of speaking out.
31/05/2019 7:11 PM IST
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