The 2017 Women’s Marches

The 2017 women’s marches were a worldwide political spectacle, in which more than 2.5 million people across 168 countries participated in. Whilst the marches were originally organized to publicly voice opposition to the #Trump election, the marches’ purpose morphed and became broader. They called for the safeguarding of not only women’s rights, but the liberties … Continue reading The 2017 Women’s Marches

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Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia – driving women up the wall…

In the last 5 years equality between the sexes within Saudi Arabia has started progress. Women have been granted the right to vote and have started to take a more prominent role within Government. In 2015 elections, 18 women were elected to municipal councils. Despite, this landmark election there remains a guardianship system that prevents … Continue reading Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia – driving women up the wall…

A Harrowing Account of the Chibok Schoolgirls

Nigeria’s Islamist Group Boko Haram has continually wreaked havoc in recent years, rampaging through the northeast of the country in their attempt to overthrow the government and create an Islamic State. Members of the group have committed heinous acts such as a wave of abductions, assassinations and bombings. In April 2014, 276 female school children … Continue reading A Harrowing Account of the Chibok Schoolgirls

“She doesn’t have the stamina”

Hillary Clinton’s campaign and consequential loss of the US 2016 Presidential election symbolises a key moment in time for women across the world. It is clear that the white, (semi) working-class members of the American public feel disregarded by the political elite, which has widened divisions in society throughout the course of the Obama administration. … Continue reading “She doesn’t have the stamina”