#FreeHerFace in Afghanistan

Anna Frediani is a French undergraduate studying Economics & Management at King’s and Economics & Political Science at Panthéon-Sorbonne University. She would love to pursue a career in the United Nations as she is passionate about gender studies and international relations. She loves travelling, dancing to 2000-2010s songs, petting cats, meeting friends for brunch, and…

Food poverty in the United Kingdom

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. Food poverty and its consequent impacts such as malnutrition have become more prominent within the United Kingdom due to increased costs of living, including food…

Period Poverty – local and global contexts

The author made a request to remain anonymous. The definition of period poverty includes not having access to supplies and information regarding menstruation. Period poverty also includes the stigma around menstruation stemming from cultural and social views. As a consequence of this lack of education and stigma around menstruation, many girls are not adequately knowledgeable…

Palestinian Displacement: from the perspective of women

The author made a request to remain anonymous. Palestinian women have experienced conflict, resisted the oppressive Israeli government all whilst maintaining their household and worrying about their families’ safety and stability. For the past 67 years, Palestinians’ house and village demolitions have become widespread. Forced evictions are related to ethnic cleansing and associated state crimes…

Women are being left behind, but they are the key to battling Climate Change

Sofia Lopez Simpson is a second year International Relations student. Her hobbies and interests include playing the guitar and spending hours making spotify playlists. Climate change is inevitably affecting everyone’s lives, though it should be noted that women and men experience it differently. Climate change is also affecting the poorest communities the most, as unpredictable…

Decolonising The Creative Act

Laura Contreras Sauquet (she/her) is a final year Politics student from Barcelona, Spain. She is interested in the effects of colonialism and misogyny on the arts, how ideologies affect policy making, and questions of national identities. She enjoys drinking coffee in sunny corners, having long walks around any park in London, and listening to podcasts…

Struggles of female journalists

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. According to journalists, the most important responsibility of journalists in the United Kingdom is to provide information with accuracy. In doing so, female journalists face…

The Right to wear the Hijab in French Sport Arenas

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. Laïcité, a principle considered to have utmost importance in France, is often brought up within debates of banning religious symbols. Laïcité views religion as something that should…

Weaponised Incompetence

Kaylene is a first year LLB Law student from Malaysia. Her interests are politics, feminism and racism against Asians. Outside of university, you can likely find her in a Waterstones or exploring London. Weaponized incompetence, also sometimes known as strategic incompetence, is an old phrase coined many years ago that has been making a reappearance after…

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…