Zing Tsjeng was born in Singapore in 1988. She is currently the UK editor of Broadly, VICE's digital platform for women, praised by the Evening Standard as one of the "slickest feminist websites" around. She also presents documentaries for VICE – 1.2 million YouTube users watched her latest video, Acid Attacks. You can follow her on Twitter at @misszing, where she can be found tweeting angry political commentary and slightly less angry memes. Her forthcoming book series, Forgotten Women, is out on Octopus in 2018.
- One in Eight Transgender People Have Been Physically Attacked at WorkA new UK survey from Stonewall found that trans and non-binary people face shocking levels of harassment and abuse. LGBT rights campaigners Stonewall has warned of "widespread" and "profound" discrimination and violence against transgender people in the UK. According to a YouGov survey commissioned by the organization, one in eight transgender people have been physically attacked in their workplace by colleagues or customers. Half of trans and non-binary people also hid their gender identity at work for fear of discrimination. Read the article in full on my Broadly Editor page, click here.
- Forgotten Women: The ScientistsBook released on International Women's Day 2018: 8th March Click here to see more and pre-order. 'To say this series is "empowering" doesn't do it justice. Buy a copy for your daughters, sisters, mums, aunts and nieces - just make sure you buy a copy for your sons, brothers, dads, uncles and nephews, too.' - indy100
- WATCH: Acid AttacksZing Tsjeng speaks to victims, police and perpetrators to investigate why acid has become the go to weapon for young criminals in London. Since 2010 there have been 1,800 reported acid attacks in the London, with a steep 70 percent rise between 2015 to 2016. As the number of victims grows, data suggests Britain has the worst record in the developed world for assaults with household acids like bleach and drain cleaner. While the global trend indicates honour or revenge based attacks against women
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