Refuge marks International Women’s Day with helpline campaign launch

At London’s Picadilly lights, 10-second idents featuring a voiceover from the charity’s patron, actress Olivia Colman, ran throughout the day. As part of the campaign, created by BBH, high-profile women including presenter Lorraine Kelly, singer Jess Glynne and comedian Miranda Hart changed their names on Twitter to the number of the National Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0808 2000 247. Read the Full Article Continue reading Refuge marks International Women’s Day with helpline campaign launch

How to stand up for our environment and for our planet

My peculiar journey on an uncharted territory – Step 2 The first part of this writing can be found here and its about the first steps of how to make a household more environment friendly. As 2020 is upon us, I set up some goals on how to continue supporting the environment and reducing the harm we cause. Love your High Street, buy locally, support your community. Reduce Single Use Plastic Support Independent bookshops, Charity Shops Reduce meat consumption 1. Support Independent bookshops, Charity Shops Shopping in charity shops is a more environmentally and socially responsible choice. By selling second … Continue reading How to stand up for our environment and for our planet

Transgender awareness week

Or painting trans people as a danger in public spaces, rather than acknowledging that cisgender men and values instilled by the patriarchy are a bigger threat to public safety than trans people will ever be.  What if awareness this week looked like starting a few conversations with people you know about trans people, about our rights and the current climate we’re up against; about the rise of anti-trans organisations and what we can do about it? The trans community needs more than awareness – we need to feel safe Continue reading Transgender awareness week

How to make my household more environment friendly?

Okay, I’m going to be honest here. We all need to change the way we are living if we want our planet to survive. We need to do much better, we need to put more effort in living a more sustainable life. But how? How one does start? I moved to the UK a year-ish ago and I am still figuring a lot of things out. There isn’t really a good brochure on things that are just everyday little things that we should all know about but guess what…we don’t. I am always surprised and amazed by the opportunities we … Continue reading How to make my household more environment friendly?