THE WOW FOUNDATION announces major programme of festivals and events addressing gender inequality ACROSS THE GLOBE IN 2021

From 1st March digital WOW Festivals go live from the UK, New York, Nepal, Pakistan, Istanbul, and Bangladesh, and WOW Think Ins take place in Taiwan and Western Australia. 2021’s WOW Festival UK takes place 1-21st March to mark International Women’s Day and includes: Over 30 digital events Guest speakers Kimberlé … Continue reading THE WOW FOUNDATION announces major programme of festivals and events addressing gender inequality ACROSS THE GLOBE IN 2021

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Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

It’s less than a week before children across England are due to return to school. With the government steadfast in insisting they will all go back, what are teachers feeling … Continue reading Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

So different from the hospital environment

In defence of home birth: hippy, dangerous lifestyle choice, or the safest place from a killer virus?

“Wow, you’re brave”, she winced at me. Nine pounds? Really? Just gas and air? I didn’t tell her that the majority of my 11 hour labour didn’t even feature entonox … Continue reading In defence of home birth: hippy, dangerous lifestyle choice, or the safest place from a killer virus?

INDIA: Struggling in lockdown; HeARTshala elicits hope among the sex workers of G. B. Road

By Nibedita Saha “If I learn this skill-based work then I’ll leave that work. I will totally leave the work,” said one of the sex workers who is in her … Continue reading INDIA: Struggling in lockdown; HeARTshala elicits hope among the sex workers of G. B. Road

Fighting obesity against the backdrop of Coronavirus – what’s the answer?

Fat-shaming, body positivity and stigma, obesity is a Public Health issue and those with a High BMI are in danger from Covid-19. Is weight loss surgery the answer? A perspective from surgeons and patients examines the issues

2 women - one is a patient, the other is a medical profession. The patient is holding her face clearly in distress. The overlaid text says "simply hysterical'?

“Women’s issues” – written off, ignored and mocked for too long

Women are used to being called hysterical. The very word itself comes from the Greek word, hysterika, meaning uterus. If you’re hysterical, your behaviour is marked by “uncontrollable, extreme emotion”.

Line-Up Announced for this weekend’s WOW GLOBAL 24 – WOMEN AND GIRLS IN A TIME OF CRISIS

peakers include WOW Founder Jude Kelly with Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard; former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; singer and activist Annie Lennox and Phumzile Mlambo–Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General … Continue reading Line-Up Announced for this weekend’s WOW GLOBAL 24 – WOMEN AND GIRLS IN A TIME OF CRISIS

WOW GLOBAL 24: WOW — WOMEN OF THE WORLD’S 24 HOUR GLOBAL FESTIVAL – 27-28 JUNE 2020 GMT

Available to watch live via TheWOWFoundation.com #WOWGlobal24 The WOW Foundation is excited to announce WOW Global 24, a free 24 hour online WOW Festival uniting women and girls across the world.  There is no better … Continue reading WOW GLOBAL 24: WOW — WOMEN OF THE WORLD’S 24 HOUR GLOBAL FESTIVAL – 27-28 JUNE 2020 GMT

The WOW FOUNDATION announces ONLINE WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL in partnership with BBC ARTS’ CULTURE in QUARANTINE, on 16 & 17 MAY

●      THE WOW FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ONLINE WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BBC ARTS’ CULTURE IN QUARANTINE, ON 16 & 17 MAY ●      BBC ARTS’ CULTURE IN QUARANTINE IS BRINGING THE VERY BEST ARTS … Continue reading The WOW FOUNDATION announces ONLINE WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL in partnership with BBC ARTS’ CULTURE in QUARANTINE, on 16 & 17 MAY

MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before hit Netflix’s screens and became a sensation when viewers followed the awkward journey of teens falling in love while trying to balance the difficulties … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Awkwafina Cast in ‘The Baccarat Machine’

Awkwafina has been cast to star in The Baccarat Machine – a new gambling drama created from the Cigar Afcionado article by Michael Kaplan. The film follows the story of Cheung … Continue reading Awkwafina Cast in ‘The Baccarat Machine’