Top 10 Most Oppressive Regimes for Women | Sarah Stook

Move over manspreading, because there are other issues that actually mean something to us girls. In many countries across the world, we see women who face their genitals getting mutilated, their faces attacked with acid for daring not to agree to the marriage of some idiot in their village and being murdered by their own […]

Inspiring a Generation: The Best Female Role Models | Sarah Stook

In the age of feminism, we women have plenty of role models to choose from. For many, Beyoncé’s strong feminist character, no-nonsense attitude and open sexuality make her a great role model. Others are more interested in Hillary Clinton, 2016’s failed nominee whose political capital has many saying that they are still ‘with her’ (usually […]

The Women of…Iran | Sarah Stook

Part 1 of The Women of… Series Iran. Formerly known was Persia; Iran is one of the most historical places in the world. Its literature, art and culture are known around the world for its decadence and beauty, its civilization being one of the oldest in the world. It has known Cyrus the Great and […]

Driving Miss. Saudi | Sarah Stook

It’s happened.By royal decree (doesn’t that sound like something out of a story), King Salman of Saudi Arabia has allowed women to obtain a drivers license, finally allowing them to drive legally. It’s a great victory, yes: but I have to be a little cynical here.There has never actually been a law against women driving, […]

The Legacy of Sexual Assault in Warzones | Sarah Stook

Part 1 in A World in Crisis. Warning that this article contains brief descriptions of the aftermath of violent rape. In December 2013, war erupted in the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. A country only aged two at the start of the conflict, government instability led to the crisis that is still raging today. Ethnic […]

Feminism: Discussed by the left, practiced by the right | Jodie Clark

As a woman, I am often informed by subscribers to the political left’s vision of feminism that I am underprivileged and hindered by my gender. Well, I am here to tell you that this has never been the case. My gender empowers me, and has always given me an edge, in all my endeavours. As an […]