Michelle Obama talks ‘sisterhood and leadership’ with London schoolgirls she first met in 2009

Michelle Obama talks ‘sisterhood and leadership’ with group of London schoolgirls she first met in 2009 during hour-long virtual reunion Michelle Obama spoke to the current and former pupils of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, in Islington, and Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets She discussed topics including mentorship and impact of Covid on girls’ … Read more

Schoolgirls spend night trapped inside train after falling asleep – sparking all-night hunt

Schoolgirls spend night trapped inside train after falling asleep when it finished its journey – sparking desperate all-night hunt for them Amy Greenan, 12,  spent the night locked in with her friend in Balloch, Scotland The schoolgirls were about to break a window when they were discovered   Families were panicked after girls didn’t return home … Read more

Police launch hunt for two Kent schoolgirls missing from Ashford since yesterday afternoon 

‘Concerned’ police launch hunt for two Kent schoolgirls missing from Ashford since yesterday afternoon Chloe Sutton, 14, and Grace Perry, 13, reported missing in Ashford yesterday The two girls were last seen wearing school uniforms around 2.10pm on March 15 Kent Police appealing for information and are ‘concerned’ for the girls’s welfare By Sam Baker … Read more

Schoolgirls will be given free sanitary products in New Zealand to combat ‘period poverty’

Schoolgirls will be given free sanitary products in New Zealand to combat ‘period poverty’ The new initiative was announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday New Zealand will give out free sanitary products to girls in all schools from June The £13m scheme is aimed to combat ‘period poverty’ among the disadvantaged By Emilia … Read more

Cowley sixth form head angers schoolgirls by telling them periods are no reason to take time off

A sixth form head has angered schoolgirls by telling them periods aren’t an excuse to take time off because ‘learning to deal with monthly inconvenience is all part of being a woman’.    Girls at Oxford Spires Academy were sent an email by head of sixth form and vice principal Jackie Watson – saying time of … Read more

Colin Pitchfork could be released from jail over the rape and murder of Leicestershire schoolgirls

Notorious child killer Colin Pitchfork will learn next month if he will be released from jail over the rape and murder of Leicestershire schoolgirls Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth Pitchfork was first person to be snared by DNA evidence and was jailed in 1988  Raped and murdered Lynda Mann, 15, and Dawn Ashworth, 15, in … Read more