The number of women having preventative double mastectomies has almost trippled since the Hollywood actress and humanitarian activist made the announcement in May 2013, according to an NHS clinic.
However, the High Court has now ruled that the education secretary, Nicky Morgan “made an error of law in her interpretation of the education statutes” by leaving “non-religious world views” out.
October 2015 saw the return of Black History month, a month-long campaign celebrating and highlighting Black history and culture. Here at CUSU, we had a huge number of fantastic events celebrating the campaign, getting students involved and celebrating the success and achievements of the Black community.
Rihanna is coming to Coventry in 2016, kicking off her UK tour dates for her global tour Anti. She’s bringing her Anti tour to the Ricoh in Coventry, playing the arena on the 14th June 2016. Her tour will be supported by Big Sean and The Weeknd. Her last world tour was Diamonds back in 2013, and her mini 777 tour – 7 different tour dates in 7 countries in 7 days – as an album promotion. The announcement is one of the biggest music events for the Ricoh arena owners Wasps.
New plans have been drawn up for a bandstand in Coventry War Memorial Park, and architectural and design students from Coventry University were called upon to submit plans for its design and construction. The winner will have their designs turned into reality in 2016, with the help of The Friends of War Memorial Park and the Coventry public.
There are approximately 1000 school-aged children in the UK that are diagnosed HIV positive. Yet much of the information given in schools to pupils is inaccurate, misleading and out of date. Teachers have been reported as still teaching HIV as a death sentence, and not showing enough understanding to pupils who are HIV positive. Pupils have not been shown compassion in disclosing their condition at some schools, and even more shockingly, some have been excluded from schools due to their HIV status.
The doppelgänger theory says that we all have seven identical ‘twins’ living across the globe but most of us will never meet them.
But one woman decided to start a project to see if she could find her closest lookalike within 28 days. After launching the Twin Strangers project with her friends, Niamh Geaney, 26, from Dublin, Ireland, has been amazed to discover three women who look exactly like her, and remains on a mission to find another four.
Niamh managed to track down her first ‘twin’, Karen Branigan, and was determined to meet her:
Using the theory of ‘Six Degree of Separation’, which is the idea that there are only ever six connections separating us from each other, they devised the online calculator ‘Sex Degrees of Separation’ which shows you the total number of partners you may have indirectly been exposed to.
International Women’s Day has been held on the 8th of March for over a hundred years – a day set aside to celebrate women and all of their achievements. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women’s groups, corporations and the media all get involved to celebrate the day.