‘Almost like I was possessed’: Raquel’s rage grew from her family’s dark past

Four years into my relationship with my partner, I realised I was continuing a cycle of abuse. I am a survivor of family sexual abuse who was raised by a child molester, and I was releasing my rage on the closest person to me, writes Raquel O'Brien.

‘You can’t wear make-up and hair, you’re so exposed’: the hairdressers using their trade to change lives

A chance meeting with nuns in a Manila bar led to the founding of a unique humanitarian enterprise that draws professional hairdressers, including international stars of the industry, to the slums of Asia in the hope of drawing thousands out of poverty, writes Freya Petersen.