Most Recent Content from: James Hitchings-Hales

  • Article: 'Breast Ironing' Is Happening in the UK, Affecting Up to 1,000 Girls
    Girls & Women

    'Breast Ironing' Is Happening in the UK, Affecting Up to 1,000 Girls

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 28, 2019

    Although no official study has been conducted, a Guardian investigation revealed dozens of cases. Read more

  • Article: Hidden Threat as 'Big as Climate Change' Needs 'Urgent Global Response'
    Health

    Hidden Threat as 'Big as Climate Change' Needs 'Urgent Global Response'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 24, 2019

    It could kill 10 million people a year by 2050. But Britain has a new 5-year plan to lead the way. Read more

  • Article: Genius Inflatable Operating Theatre Fits in a Backpack So Surgery Can Be Performed Anywhere
    Health

    Genius Inflatable Operating Theatre Fits in a Backpack So Surgery Can Be Performed Anywhere

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 23, 2019

    The "state-of-the-art operating room" could be a huge help to surgeons in conflict zones. Read more

  • Article: The 'Marie Kondo Effect' Could Be Doing Amazing Things for UK Charity Shops
    Environment

    The 'Marie Kondo Effect' Could Be Doing Amazing Things for UK Charity Shops

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 22, 2019

    A new Netflix show has reportedly inspired a wave of clothing donations in Britain. Read more

  • Article: Gillette's Newest Ad Is a Razor-Sharp Takedown of Toxic Masculinity
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Gillette's Newest Ad Is a Razor-Sharp Takedown of Toxic Masculinity

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 17, 2019|P&G

    The ad challenges gender stereotypes and reassesses what it means to be a man. Read more

  • Article: There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 17, 2019

    UK aid helped kickstart the "femtech" firm to fight menstrual and sexual health stigma. Read more

  • Article: MPs and Campaigners Call on Met Police (Again) to Make Misogyny a Hate Crime
    Girls & Women

    MPs and Campaigners Call on Met Police (Again) to Make Misogyny a Hate Crime

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 15, 2019

    Gender was the aggravating factor behind at least half of all hate crimes reported by women in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Forced Marriage Survivors Sent Abroad Will No Longer Have to Pay for Flights Home to the UK
    Girls & Women

    Forced Marriage Survivors Sent Abroad Will No Longer Have to Pay for Flights Home to the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 10, 2019

    Previously loans were provided — charged with interest if you couldn’t pay it back. Read more