Search Results for Tag: UK
Standing up to everyday sexism
She was sick and tired of rude comments on the bus and inappropriate groping in crowds, so one young Londoner has been sending a clear message to other women: You don’t have to tolerate sexism.
Listen to the report by Joanna Impey in London:
More about the Everyday Sexism Project on their Website.
Follow the Everyday Sexism Project on Twitter.
DateTuesday 25.06.2013 | 13:04
At home on the streets of Birmingham
Birmingham’s youth got a bad wrap after the 2011 riots. Rochelle Roberts is determined to win back her generation’s reputation. She mentors her peers who are trapped in drug-dealing and violence – but want to change.
Listen to the report by Ashley Byrne in Birmingham:
DateTuesday 22.01.2013 | 14:10
Young German voice for Syria
When Philip von der Wippel, a 16-year-old German exchange student in the UK, met Ibrahim, a fellow high-school student originally from Syria, neither ever guessed their friendship would lead them to Nr 10 Downing Street, the iconic office of Britain’s Prime Minister. Now, the campaign they started – to raise awareness about the atrocities taking place in Syria as the country slips slides towards civil war – is going global, thanks in part to the support of Prime Minister Cameron.
Listen to the report by Anja Küppers-McKinnon in London:
Here is the Facebook page for Philip’s organization, Together We Can for Syria.
DateTuesday 21.08.2012 | 12:15