Debunking Women’s Plight During World War 2

Chris La Cour is a second year History student whose interests include the differentiation between resistance, collaboration and complicity during World War Two and the study of the representation of war, particularly in the 20th century. William Chafe, in 1972, claimed that the Second World War was the ‘watershed event’, which ‘transformed the economic outlook…

Two Case Studies on the Relationship Between Private Law and Gender Equality

Written by Nicolás Schuscheim, a third year Politics, Philosophy, and Law (LLB) student at King’s College London. His interests lie mainly in the interplay and intertwining relationship between the law and other aspects of society, such law and its hidden stereotypes against women, minorities, and developing countries. Unless you are thrilled by legal intricacies and…

The Misogynistic Undercurrents of Korean Political Protests

Written by Sydney Nam, a regular contributor. Sydney is a second year War Studies & History students, and her specific interests involve social injustice of ethnic-minorities (particularly in East-Asia) and about the violation of women’s rights in conflict-zones, such as South Sudan. A week ago, the world galvanized as a collective voice to speak out…

Women’s March London 2017

On Saturday 21st January 2017, citizens across the world mobilised in support of the women of Washington DC taking to the streets to make their voices heard against the biggest threat to their hard-won and inalienable rights.

This Body is Mine

I, who struggled and is yet to come to terms with being violated of such kind, one that I have seen in statistics and in the movies, but never on my skin, is here to declare that there is truce in the battlefield of anxiety.

She Who Tells a Story

Based on a central piece, “Mother, Daughter and Doll” by Boushra Almutawakel in the exhibition “She Who Tells a Story”

Boys will be…honourable men

By: Raluca Murg Raluca is a postgraduate exchange student in the War Studies Department at KCL. Her home university is SciencesPo Paris where she studies International Security. Her main interests are European and Russian politics, non-proliferation of WMDs and the prevention of gender based violence in conflict and post-conflict areas. Let me begin by saying…

A House Divided Cannot Stand

Written by: Carly Greenfield
I have listened. And I have chosen that human rights trump ‘Christian’ domination. I have elected to put the safety of others before my concerns about big banks. I voted for my undocumented friends who would be deported back to countries they hardly know. I voted for trans girls who need love and support, not electroshock therapy. I voted for women who needed to know that they are more important than a protest vote. I voted for the women who choose to wear the hijab and should not live in fear because of it. I voted not for every Clinton policy, but instead for every American.

In Grief.

On grief and reflection upon the 2016 US Elections.

Closing the Gendered Data Gap

As AI plays a larger role in our lives, steps must be taken in order to ensure that the gap between developed and developing countries does not grow larger, especially for specific groups, like women, who feel the lasting effects of being pushed aside as secondary priorities by their respective governments and societies.

Ambulante: Impact Through the Lens of Untold Stories

Written by: Maddy Pattison-Sharp, currently a second year at King’s College London studying International Relations. Her specific interests are diverse and varied but she has a particular interest in IR through the use of the arts as well as topics such as post-colonialism and human rights. “Solutions to our most critical problems are not to be…