Social Justice, Advocacy & Campaigning with Youth Parliament Member Eva Woods

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's episode, Han is joined by Eva Woods. Eva is a Member of the Youth Parliament for Peterborough, representing young people aged 11-18 in the city. Eva has personal experience with disordered eating, and as part of her campaign is redesigning the teaching provided around eating disorders.

During Eva's first year, she campaigned on issues including universal access to free school meals, the engagement of first-time voters and sexual harassment in schools, an issue linked centrally to the development of my own eating disorder.

In this week's episode, we discuss:

  • Eva's experience of working as a youth member of parliament, and how she became interested in politics and working for the Peterborough council.

  • The presence of sexual harassment in schools and the reasons Eva chose this to be a key part  ... 

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