Amy Holliday

International Women’s Day: the women who have inspired us

International Women’s Day aside, this week has been one where the experiences of women have been more openly discussed than they have been for a long while. It is only right that we all continue to celebrate women and their contributions to society. In this light, The Boar Features asked...
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Posted Mar. 14, 2021

An Interview with AimHi

Despite being one of the most pressing issues of our generation, the majority of the UK population still receive little to no education on the climate crisis.  To find out more, The Boar Climate spoke to AimHi, an organisation committed to educating young people on climate change.  AimHi is determined...
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Posted Mar. 12, 2021

Untested rape kits are sitting in laboratories

More than 100,000 rape kits are currently sitting, untested, in police storage in the United States.  Rape kits are boxes containing vital forensic evidence, including semen, skin cells and clothing. If the DNA on any item is found to match that of a suspect, it can lead to an arrest...
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Posted Aug. 5, 2020

Gymnastics: Downie sisters describe ‘environment of fear’

Abuse in Team GB gymnastics has become “completely normalised” say world championship medallists, Ellie and Becky Downie. The sisters, who are viewed as Team GB’s strongest contenders for medals at the Tokyo Olympics, have joined a growing number of British gymnasts speaking out against maltreatment in the sport. The Downie...
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Posted Jul. 19, 2020