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World is suddener than we fancy it

“World is suddener than we fancy it.”

~Louis MacNeice, Snow.

I can hardly believe we are already half way through our month in Delhi. Time has passed by quickly and it feels too soon to be at the halfway point! 504 more words

Breaking the period taboo

It is likely that a full four in ten Indian women do not have access to disposable sanitary towels. This is the case for the girls who live on the streets and are more focused on food, water, and shelter. 432 more words

Women Talk

Today Adam, Rachel and I (Alice) had a meeting with three young women who are currently in, or had recently graduated from the care of Salaam Balaak Trust’s (SBT) shelter homes. 595 more words

The Forgotten Suffragette

Jessie Boucherett was a little known suffragette with a remarkable story. Anne Bridger is the academic who finally brought her to life. In an interview with Anne at her home in Reading, I talk to her about Jessie, her legacy and girls in STEM. 1,411 more words

Harkive: Letters to Beatrice Potter IV - on learning and politics

This month we continue our series of letters sent by Harkness to her cousin Beatrice Potter (later Webb). The cousins attended school together in the 1870s and kept up a correspondence until the end of the 1880s. 549 more words


RePurpose: Write a Better Story

RePurpose is a small project that produces handcrafted leather journals. Proceeds from this effort go to supporting the Lipscomb LIFE program.

The RePurpose journal was designed in the spring of 2017 by a class of Lipscomb students. 338 more words

Business As Mission

Book Review: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

This is a wonderful, exciting, amazing, and important book. It’s one of those world-changing special books that rarely comes along. It celebrates freedom, education for all, and women’s rights while at the same time telling a horrendous story of oppression, fear, and violent savagery. 575 more words

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