The least we can do is vote

Dear Readers, With the UK snap general election just around the corner, there has been hard campaigning from the parties and frantic registering to vote from the population of UK. However even if you cannot vote because you are too young there is still a huge number of ways in which you can support the…

The Story of South Sudan: A Poem

Dear Readers, A few years ago the HART organisation ran a creative writing competition surrounding different human rights crises across the world. I delved into the poetry section as writing poetry is something I have always done and loved. One of the topics which particularly caught my interest what South Sudan. I am ashamed to…

Let’s not forget the immigration ban and here’s why.

Dear Readers, On January 20th 2017, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated into his position as President of USA. In the following days and weeks, opponents of this Presidency came out for demonstrations not only around USA but the world. However, whilst supporters of Donald Trump scorn these protestors it has become second hand to hear…

Forgotten Heroism in the First World War

Dear Readers, Throughout my life I have been part of so many amazing communities. Including, my school community, my local community in Birmingham and finally, in my mind the most obvious one, the community of the country around me. However, you do not need to walk far before you can open a history book entirely…

Is feminism still necessary in the first world?

Dear Readers, Is feminism still necessary in the first world? UK edition The Oxford Dictionary definition of feminism: (1) ‘The advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.’ Unfortunately, when we live in a world where feminism has been lost, leaving behind joke movements such as ‘meninism’; constant talk of feminist aggression, and men and women alike…