The missing piece in the story of Climate Change

In an age of increasing environmental concern, what can we do in order to preserve the earth? Animal agriculture; the real story. Animal agriculture is slowly but surely coming to the fore in discussions about climate change and in my opinion, is the most dangerous industry in the worlds. Between 18% to as high as…

The Partition: 70 years later

Dear readers, I know it has been a month since I last uploaded but I have got new found inspiration and time and hopefully I am now back into the swing of things! This week I wanted to talk about the partition in a factual manner. However this is only a whistlestop tour of this…

Being British Muslim

Dear readers, As a brown Muslim girl, my experience of the world is one of fear and sadness but determination. Although I live in one of the most diverse cities in Great Britain, means that I have a relatively sheltered life (and I could not even begin to imagine the hardship of those who have…

Reflections of chaos.

Dear readers, In my final General Election blog I wanted to write about my reflections on the outcome and my predictions for the future of the government. My plans for 8th June was to stay up until 10:00pm, go to sleep and wake up to a landslide Conservative majority. I had already resigned to this…

One nation party or one party nation?

Dear Readers, I realise that it was only last week I made a post related to the upcoming UK General Election however there were so many other things I wanted to say in relation to the election and this article undertakes the task of explaining the dangers that will come from the UK snap general…

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…