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Jamal Khashoggi – Freedom of Speech

Jamal Khashoggi was a former Saudi journalist and dissident who was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Although I have only become familiar with Khashoggi after his death, […]

Let’s talk about HIV

It’s pride month so I wanted to take a look at the progress we’ve made and how far our language and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS have come. To do this I’ve […]

Banning Burkas and Burning Bras – What does it mean to be liberated?

The Hijab can mean different things depending on the country and culture, for clarity, when referring to the Hijab I’m talking about a headscarf/head covering, the niqab and burka are […]

Ebola and the DRC

Many of us woke up to the news of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) have situation reports on the current […]