Students all over the world are struggling with their mental health due to the corona crisis. According to The Observer, a British newspaper published on Sundays, 75% of US college students reported feeling increased stress and anxiety due to the pandemic.
The Hungarian parliament has agreed to a law banning adoption by same-sex couples and transgender persons. This was largely the decision of the extreme right wing party of Viktor Orban, the Prime Minister of the country.
56% of Flemish people want to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, with especially more willingness from elderly people and young adults. This was found by University of Ghent, which started a large-scale study with 6056 respondents.
Flemish entrepreneur Mathias Teuwen, 27 years old, is currently launching ‘What’s In A Box’ with two co-partners. Today, he talks about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the importance of a broad network.
Members of the Scottish parliament voted for a law where everyone gets free access to sanitary products. ‘I hope that Belgium follows Scotland in this new law’, says Thijs Smeyers, author of the 2019 Belgian Menstruation from Caritas
Ben Weyts, Flemish minister of Education, Sports and Animal Welfare, announced that practical courses can take place on campus again. This decision was made together with all Flemish colleges and universities, based on the declining COVID-19 statistics.
You probably heard of it: non-binary identities, identities that aren’t exclusively male or female. But have you ever met someone who is non-binary? Time to meet Mars, Luna and Olivier, three non-binary students from Flanders.
Did history teachers teach you the right things about Columbus at school? In Belgium, we get taught that he accomplished remarkable things, discovering a whole continent, and being the first to discover the earth wasn’t flat. But are there hidden truths?
The 3rd of November will be a big day for the Americans: the new president of the United States will finally be known. Will Trump be re-elected and keep his seat at the white house? or will the tides turn and is he going to give his spot to Biden?
Today is International Intersex Awareness Day, or the day we create awareness for the I in LGBTQIA+. Individuals who are intersex are born with both male and female characteristics. An estimated 1,7% is born with this medical condition.
Girls and guys in Belgium wore skirt to school, as a protest to fight against sexism and toxic masculinity. Higher education students gladly joined, by posting pictures in skirts on social media, accompanied with the hashtag #wewearskirts.
Women should be allowed to terminate their pregnancy up to 18 instead of 12 weeks in Belgium. For multiple reasons, women might not notice that they're pregnant before the current 12-week term, like missed periods or failed pregnancy tests.
“A Black Belgian Student Saw a White Fraternity as His Ticket. It Was His Death,” was the title the New York Times chose to write about Sanda Dia, the Belgian student who died after an initiation ritual in Flanders, Belgium.
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