About Ruth Akinradewo

Ruth Akinradewo is a Volunteer and Ambassador with Press Red. She is a social justice activist and over the years has garnered attention for her writing on matters relating to sexism and racism. An outspoken campaigner during her time at Oxford University, where she studied French and Italian, she has written about racism in Oxford for the national newspaper The Voice, and has twice been invited by the BBC to talk about biases that negatively affect women / girls and black people. Ruth believes firmly in the duty of Christians especially, to stand up and be a voice for the victimised. You can read more from Ruth on her own blog, The Change Channel - thechannelforchange.blogspot.com. When NOT getting angry about injustice, Ruth can be found laughing to the point of tears, singing at every possible moment, and dancing to her heart’s content!

Honour Based Violence and Its Brutality

Honour Based Violence and Its Brutality By Ruth Akinradewo  The Metropolitan Police describes "honour-based violence" as "a violent crime or incident which may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family or community." Figures show that at least 5,000 people are victims of "honour"

The Dark Side of Pornography

The Dark of Pornography  By Ruth Akinradewo Pornography. I don't love to hear that word, nor to think about what it means. The term derives from the Greek word porni, meaning 'prostitute' and 'graphein' ("to write"). It was initially used to classify any work of art or literature depicting

End Human Trafficking

End Human Trafficking By Ruth Akinradewo The United Nations defines human trafficking as: “The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of

No Room For Grooming

No Room For Grooming By Ruth Akinradewo Grooming, as defined by the NSPCC, is “when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection with a child or young person so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse them.” This topic is one that has hit the headlines