“It is not enough to talk about sexual violence in conflict. Sexual crimes against women, girls, and sometimes men, are a continual violence happening in every country, every single day,” says American Nobel laureate Jody Williams.
reporting & writing
Can writers transcend the bigotry of their time? Often prominent white journalists in Britain struggle. Richard Wright recognised his own intolerance back in 1945, despite himself being a “half-starved, ignorant, victim of racial prejudice”. He realised the anti-semitic songs he sang were wrong. If he could do it then, why can’t we do it now?
Stuff I’ve been writing…
Quiet revolutionaries: women’s rights and Islam
A few miles outside the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, tucked away in a quiet suburb, sits a grand detached house cloaked in shrubs and plants. The house is out of place on the quiet […]