Mandy GarnerDateline: Mandy Garner
First Published: Aug 27, 2010 / Last Published: Feb 24, 2011
My name is Mandy Garner and I am a freelance journalist. I work as a web editor at workingmums.co.uk and have four children. My background is in education and social affairs journalism. I was features editor at the Times Higher Education Supplement and have worked at BBC News Online on social affairs.
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February 24, 2011
Has Mulitculturalism Failed?
The British Prime Minister says that multiculturalism has failed, but is he right? Do we not need more efforts at integration rather than empty politicking?
February 4, 2011
Are We Entering A Female Recession?
Will public sector cuts across the UK and other countries trigger a female jobs recession and a growing demand for new flexible jobs?
January 25, 2011
How Much Are Mothers To Blame for Anorexia?
Is it over-mothering that causes anorexia or is it a disease? The deaths of model Isabelle Caro and her mother Marie has sparked a debate, but there are no simple answers.
January 20, 2011
Why Are Women And Girls So Under Pressure?
The number of women and girls suffering mental health problems is increasing. What can be done?
January 10, 2011
The Future For Women?
This year is the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day and celebrates women's achievements. What will we be celebrating in the next 100 years?
December 20, 2010
The Sexualisation Of Girls
This year has seen the beginnings of a fightback against the increasing tide of sexualised material targeted at children.
December 13, 2010
The Privelege Gap
Young people are on the move, but will they be more politically engaged as a result of the global recession or more turned off?
December 6, 2010
How Can More Women Rise Up The Ranks?
What would encourage more women onto company boards? A new report out this week suggests the number of women directors on the top companies in the UK is stagnating. What can be done?
November 22, 2010
Who Should Run The Public Sector in the UK?
Who should run public sector services? Public sector managers or "the community," and is this just a backdoor method of letting in the private sector?
November 15, 2010
The Students are Getting Angry
UK students went on the march last week. Their anger at cutbacks was overshadowed by violence, but, despite the coverage, we can't ignore that they are right to be angry.