Child marriage in Malaysia

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. ‘Love is like the ocean. It’s not easy to stop when the waves hit.’ or so says the Terengganu government when asked about…

The war over Ukraine and the collateral damage we need to talk about

Sofia Lopez Simpson is a second year International Relations student. Her hobbies and interests include playing the guitar and spending hours making spotify playlists. Looks like the spotlight is going to the Ukrainian army fighting Russia. Now do not get me wrong, they deserve the spotlight they are receiving and more. But let’s not forget…

Gendered impact of War in light of the recent Russia-Ukraine war

The author made a request to remain anonymous. News headlines and social media highlight the recent aggression Ukraine is experiencing. Russia has been launching rockets and bombs within Ukrainian cities where civilians are situated in, and additionally, places of target have been essential facilities such as hospitals- a maternity ward in Mariupol was attacked and…

Post Separation Abuse: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

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. Amid a continuing global pandemic, the start of another war in Europe, and the continuation of warfare around the world, why should 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,…

She is not just someone else’s daughter, sister, or friend. She is someone.

Sofia Lopez Simpson is a second year International Relations student. Her hobbies and interests include playing the guitar and spending hours making spotify playlists. In the United Kingdom (UK) 44% of women have experienced gendered violence. In the United Kingdom, 153,136 of the sexual violence cases recorded by police, 84% of them were against women….

Playing sports- a pastime enjoyed by many but forbidden for women: the growing gendered apartheid in Afghanistan

Sofia Lopez Simpson is a second year International Relations student. Her hobbies and interests include playing the guitar and spending hours making spotify playlists. “I don’t think women will be allowed to play cricket because it is not necessary that women should play cricket,” said Taliban’s cultural commission, Ahmadullah Wasiq. Although hard to believe, this…

The Current State of Afghanistani Women’s Rights

Loura Al Anezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. Afghanistan women’s rights are not guaranteed due to the recent Taliban governmental takeover. The biggest indicator of the downfall of women rights in Afghanistan was…

We want to be safe

Loura Al Anezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. We still call our loved ones before we leave, as Sarah Evelard did. We walk in crowded areas, especially in open spaces like Sabina Nessa…