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Our cities are not designed with women in mind

Our cities are not designed with women in mind

Why we must reimagine urban public spaces to create a more equal and inclusive environment for London’s diverse communities.   When navigating the streets of London, have you ever considered for whom the city has been designed? Whether you and the person walking over the road can freely move around the city in the same way? …

Dealing with information overload

Dealing with information overload

We have more access to information now than previous generations have ever had—with both historical and new information co-existing, it can be hard to process everything that we are seeing daily, especially when two pieces of information contradict each other. This information can include new media, news articles, advertisements, new stimuli or environments, a change …

FGM: mutilating the lives of girls

FGM: mutilating the lives of girls

It’s hard to deny that COVID has changed the world. Upon the onset of the pandemic, our world completely flipped, and many of us were happy that we no longer had to wake up early to head to school or work. However, the disruption of education has had negative consequences for many young girls around …

How it feels to be in between ‘straight’ and ‘plus’ size in a fast-fashion world

How it feels to be in between ‘straight’ and ‘plus’ size in a fast-fashion world

Fast fashion has become a hot topic of conversation, with numerous online discourses. These discourses surround the ethics of buying cheaper, poorly made clothes compared to buying expensive, sustainable clothing. Discourse also extends to the argument that buying any new clothing is unsustainable, with the focus being on buying second-hand. I have been trying my …