‘Ethnic Cleansing’: The Rohingya and Myanmar

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The scholars of the journal article, “The Slow-Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya” discuss how, “since 1978, the Rohingya, a Muslim minority of Western Burma [Myanmar], have been subject to a state-sponsored process of destruction” (p.683). The Rohingya people have deep historical roots in the Rakhine State and were recognized officially both as citizens and as…

Opinion | Nothing Can Redeem JK Rowling

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Growing up in my tight-knit family, Harry Potter was one of the many things we bonded over. Sitting at the kids’ table eating dinner while the Philosophers Stone or the Chamber of Secrets runs in the background until my dad bursts in when he finishes his dinner to eat his food was a very mundane…

The Other Side Isn’t Greener: Prejudice and Discrimination in the Modelling Industry

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Within the age of technology, we often find ourselves comparing our lives to those we praise on social media. Models, influencers, YouTubers, celebrities… the list goes on. But have you ever stopped to consider the main difference between these people and yourself? As women within a highly discriminatory society facing various forms of prejudice, these…

Intersectionality: Addressing the Failures of White feminism

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The term “intersectionality” was invested in 1989 by Kimberlé Crenshaw. She’s is an American law professor, civil rights advocate, and intersectional feminist. Crenshaw describes the term intersectional as “a prism for seeing the way in which various forms of inequality often operate together and exacerbate each other.” This blog post aims to provide an overview…

International Day of the Girl

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The strength of a girl is the strength of a city, a nation, and society itself. It is in the ebb and flow of life, from birth and growth, to the end where she leaves behind a world more beautiful – a little more open. She may one day hold in her womb, not only…