Discussing Sex at the YP Insight Forum

On October 18th, it was time to talk all about sex.  From the very beginning, it was interesting to see how different our thought processes were when it came to sex, whether it was the word sex itself or who we thought were the sexiest individuals. As part of a warm-up to the discussion, I … Continue reading Discussing Sex at the YP Insight Forum

Why the backlash over Emma Watson’s speech highlights a deeper problem

Earlier this week, actress and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson, gave a speech to launch the United Nation's HeForShe campaign. In her speech, she highlighted the inequality and gender stereotypes that are experienced by both males and females, as she called for men to join the fight for global equality.  She also raised the … Continue reading Why the backlash over Emma Watson’s speech highlights a deeper problem

Sex education should be a major focus point in schools

The education system seriously needs a revamp to meet more of the social and emotional needs of pupils.  Too many young people are going out into the world without necessary social, relationship and overall life skills, because they are often ignored in favour of academic teaching and increasing the knowledge/skills that will help them to … Continue reading Sex education should be a major focus point in schools