Ni Una Menos: the feminist movement for livable futures

Julia Marszalkowska is a final year student of International Relations at King’s with interest in human rights and transitional justice. She is passionate about applying gender analysis to all aspects of life and crazy about her cat. “It’s like a virus,” remarks Veronica Gago, professor at the University of Buenos Aires and one of the…

Women and Politics Society- Monthly Theme: Women and Security

Chloe:  “For this month’s theme on women’s security, I would like to highlight the transformative potential of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. The agenda, implemented in 2000 when the UNSC unanimously adopted Resolution 1325, addresses how women and girls are disproportionately impacted by violent conflict in war and recognises the critical role that women…

Why Climate Change is a feminist issue

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. Climate change is a current concern in communities around the world. It’s no longer a concern about the future. Concerns about access to clean water…

Social inequalities amidst a pandemic

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. The pandemic has undoubtedly had a negative impact on a variety of factors in our lives, though it can be said that women had faced-…

​​‘She was just going for a run’: when will women be safe from violence?

Megan Baker is a second year undergraduate History student at King’s. She is particularly interested in women’s unpaid care responsibilities, maternity leave provision, reproductive rights and violence against women. On 15 January 2022, 23-year-old teacher and musician Ashling Murphy was killed when going for a run on the banks of the Grand Canal located in County Offaly,…