“We who have means and a voice must use them to help those who have neither.” – Jennifer Donnelly

Articles, blog posts and resources

Focus on feminism, human rights, racism, homophobia, transphobia, body dysmorphia, fat phobia, and just generally writing about what I think is right and wrong.

FEMINISM

Feminism, the belief in social, economic, and political equality of the sexes. Although largely originating in the West, feminism is manifested worldwide and is represented by various institutions committed to activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests.

HUMAN RIGHTS

Human rights are moral principles or norms for certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected in municipal and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable, fundamental rights “to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being” and which are “inherent in all human beings”, regardless of their age, ethnic origin, location, language, religion, ethnicity, or any other status.

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Approximately 85,000 women are raped and over 400,000 women are sexually assaulted in England and Wales every year. (MoJ, Home Office, ONS, 2013).