Based on a central piece, “Mother, Daughter and Doll” by Boushra Almutawakel in the exhibition “She Who Tells a Story”
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…
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.
On grief and reflection upon the 2016 US Elections.
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.
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…