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This piece on fictional and real-life women authors overcoming structural and cultural opposition encourages readers to persevere in pursuing equal opportunities to achieve their goals.
Ciara Phelan describes the appreciation for travel post Covid-19 lockdowns. She is making the most of the opportunity to travel more frequently and gain new experiences.
In the first of a series exploring lesser known forms of gender-based violence, Sibeal Devilly looks at incel culture origins and impacts across society
2021 was a mesmerising and consequential year in US politics. Business & Politics editor Sean Creagh sums up the biggest stories
STAND News Editor Ellen McVeigh looks at the facts behind the 10,000 Students #FreetheFlow Campaign, and talks to menstrual justice advocates about the importance of raising awareness about period poverty
Abi O'Callaghan-Platt from VOICE Ireland leads the Ditch the Disposables workshop for the #FreeTheFlow campaign.
STAND + USI's #FreeTheFlow is featured in IT Carlow's Students Weekly. & Development Education.ie. Read more.
We interview Candice Chirwa, a South African speaker, academic and menstruation activist about the ‘taboo topic’ of periods and what steps people can take to demand menstruation justice now.
STAND News, is a student-run news outlet made up of our team of student editors and contributors who address issues of justice, equality and international development. Our contributions come from third-level students and recent graduates who have a keen interest in global issues and creating positive change. Find our latest articles below.

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