Female Genital Mutilation: Tradition or Torture?

Iona Jenkins ‘FGM violates a person’s rights to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment’ –WHO Female genital mutilation comprises any procedure made without medical need to remove part or all of the external female genitalia. There are no health benefits to FGM; it…

“Stressed”? Spare a thought for sufferers of mental health

In the week before World Mental Health Awareness Day, Hannah Overton, Health and Women’s contributor, talks about the harsh realities facing one societies most overlooked demographics… “If you suffer from mental health problems, there’s not enough help to hand”, Theresa May declared in her first speech as Prime Minister. The passion with which those words…