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…
On the Remarkable Versatility of Shame
From the onset of puberty, girls are taught to fear their sexual nature and hide their bodies as changes in their physical appearance reveal an ‘impure’ part of themselves.
The History of Intersectionality – What Can the Women’s Movement Learn From Its Past?
The women were able to bring their case to trial based on race discrimination, or gender discrimination, but not both
Liberation Theology: The Forgotten Allies. Part 1: The Feminists
Traditional theologies in the Abrahamic faiths have reinforced the idea of a binary world where the male and female should be strictly segregated.
I’m Not Oppressed, I’m Free.
Fatin Abdullah is a recent history graduate from SOAS. She loves all things creative, whether that’s drawing, singing or writing. She also loves Jazz music, reading and Disney movies and stands for equality. Equality between men and women, black and white and everything in between. People just need to be a little more compassionate, a…
Gender, Intersectionality, Race, Religion, Socio-Economic Class, Structural Sexism, Violence Against Womxn
The Perpetual Cycle of Violence Against Native American Women: Liberty and Justice for Some
Valentina Meo is a second year in History and International relations that loves to travel, read, and debate in Model United Nations. [Featured Image: Rep. Deb Haaland outside wearing one of her campaign buttons.] Watching Rep. Deb Haaland, a former New Mexico Democratic Party Chair and a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, and Rep.…
Qandeel Baloch: Murdered in the Name of Honour
Contributor Sitwat Mirza is a second year History student at King’s with an interest in South Asian studies, particularly in how the role of women in politics and human rights activism has changed over time. [Featured Image: Qandeel Baloch posing for a photoshoot in a red blouse, jeans, and black high heels.] On 1st March…
Gender, Inspiring Womxn, Intersectionality, Politics & Current Affairs, Religion, Sex & the Body, Taboos, Violence Against Womxn
Murad, Mukwege, and Mending: How Sexual Violence is Still Used in War
Contributor Eliška Stroehlein is a second year English Law – French Law student with an interest in international law, queerness, and representation. Translator Wendy Enid Pérez Grecco is an internationally educated Civil Engineer who was recently one of ten global recipients to be awarded a place on the inaugural M4DLink Women in Resources Mentoring Programme. [Featured…
Rethinking Feminist Discourse on FGC
Contributor Charlotte-Kissick Jones is a second year studying English and is one of The Clandestine’s Current Events Reporters. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in how feminism affects every day life and believes that open conversation and compassion are the best ways to change the…
The Plight of the Indian Activist
Contributor Diya Nair is a third year Law student at KCL, who is interested in post-colonial feminism and the intersection of culture and gender identity. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in how feminism affects every day life and believes that open conversation and…
Gender, Intersectionality, Politics & Current Affairs, Race, Religion, Sexuality, Socio-Economic Class
White Feminism Pt. II: Why western feminists must acknowledge custom, tradition and belief in their feminist intervention
Contributor Leah Olasehinde is a third year English Law – French Law student with an interest in migration, the Arabic language, and human rights law. Translator Wendy Enid Pérez Grecco is an internationally educated Civil Engineer who was recently one of ten global recipients to be awarded a place on the inaugural M4DLink Women in Resources…
Latin American Identity
Mariana Plaza Cardenas is Editor of Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Latin American identity is defined in vastly different ways according to who you speak to. In the Western World, Latin American identity is quickly defined through the lens of the stereotypical caricature of a Latin American individual. This caricature articulates itself in numerous forms, the…