UK Company Coexist Is Launching A ‘Period Policy’ And It’s Not Shy About Telling Everyone

A Bristol-based company is introducing a ‘period policy’ for its female workers, based on the idea that paying attention to employees’ monthly menstrual cycle can be “good for business”. Social enterprise company Coexist plans to let women have extra time off during their period, and tap to their employee’s natural cycle to create a “happier…

The Mirror Confuses Janet Jackson’s Adidas Poncho With ‘Full Islamic Dress’

A man’s tweet has gone viral after he pointed out an oversight in The Mirror’s fashion reporting. Master’s student Michael Taylor called out the publication for stating Janet Jackson was wearing “full Islamic dress” and not mentioning she was donning an item from a new sportswear collaboration from Adidas. “Someone needs to tell the Daily Mirror that Janet…

Urban Outfitters’ New Campaign Is A Major Win For Diversity

Urban Outfitters has kicked off the new year with a status quo-challenging new fashion shoot. The ‘Class of 2017’ campaign features 16 influencers “creating change” in the world, including transgender model Hari Nef (below) and body positive activist Barbie Ferreira. Each influencer designed their own T-shirt, shared their hopes for the upcoming year and advice…

H&M Foundation Offers €1m Grant For Ideas To Make Fashion Industry More Sustainable

HuffPost The H&M Foundation is offering a million euro grant for innovators with ideas about how to make fashion more sustainable. Now in its second year, the foundation’s Global Change Awards take on one of the biggest challenges facing the fashion industry today – creating clothes for a growing population, while improving its impact on the…

Parents Urged To Protect Children Against Flu This Winter In ‘Largest Ever’ Flu Vaccination Drive

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against flu this winter in the “largest ever” flu vaccine drive.  Public Health England (PHE) states more than four million children are being offered the vaccine this year, which is 600,000 more than last year. The vaccine, a free nasal spray, is offered to two- to four-year-olds,…

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