Helen Nianias

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You Can Thank These People for Everything You Know About the Fight Against ISIS

Journalists might report from battle, but they often wouldn't be able to get there in the first place if it wasn't for these fixers.
Helen Nianias
8.8.17
Stuff

What It's Like to Run a Swimming School for Refugees in Your 20s

Meet the young volunteers working to undo the damage that a perilous journey across the ocean has done to refugee children fleeing conflict in their home countries.
Helen Nianias
10.2.16
Stuff

I Went on an Orgasm Course to Find Out What’s Left to Learn about the Clitoris

According the the people behind "Orgasmic Meditation", no eye contact and a lubed-up hand in a glove are key.
Helen Nianias
4.2.16
News

​What Is Life Actually Like for a Young British Muslim Convert?

A report released today found that male converts are routinely misunderstood by their peers, families and people within their newly-adopted faith. We spoke to Dalton, a Muslim convert, about his experiences.
Helen Nianias
2.3.16
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Volunteers Are Helping Refugees Battle Boredom with Yoga, Circus Tricks and Story Telling

Aid workers are helping refugees get more than the bare necessities.
Helen Nianias
2.1.16
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We Spoke to People in Their 30s About Why They Hate Their Jobs

A recent study claims 36 is the age people give up on their careers. Do they? We asked some people to find out.
Helen Nianias
1.21.16
Stuff

How I Became A Volunteer Refugee Gravedigger

Adonis Khan quit his job as a mortgage advisor to help refugees in Lesvos. He ended up burying the bodies of those drowned at sea.
Helen Nianias
1.7.16
Stuff

Is 'Girl Violence' Really on the Rise?

A new BBC3 documentary aimed to explore female violence, and how we view it as a society. But it failed to look at the reasons behind why people lash out.
Helen Nianias
11.10.15
News

I Spent the Day at a Greek Refugee Camp

Two-thirds of all those fleeing to Greece land on the small island of Lesvos – just one stage on their long, arduous journey to find sanctuary in mainland Europe.
Helen Nianias
9.2.15
Stuff

'Eat Clean'? The Smug Instagram Lifestyle Might Not Be So Healthy After All

A "healthy eating" anxiety disorder known as Orthorexia can ruin your health and sex life and make you cry about fruit.
Helen Nianias
8.12.15
Vice Blog

How the Mafia Once Controlled the New York Gay Scene

This is nothing like you saw in The Godfather.
Helen Nianias
7.30.15
Stuff

This Is What It's Really Like to Be a Refugee in Britain Today

VICE speaks to a Syrian refugee who has wound up in purgatory, via Calais and people traffickers, after his passport was lost by the British government.
Helen Nianias
7.16.15
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