Ending street harassment is now at the forefront of political agendas. And that is why I’m choosing to share this story today. Studying for final year exams was tough. I couldn’t focus during the days or nights. Firstly, by nature, I find it difficult to sit in one place without getting distracted, fidgeting, or getting… Read More The Night I Was Mistaken For A Prostitute
What is the true cost behind the products we are consuming? Besides price tags, there is a cost we fail to see: the cost to the people working in dangerous conditions to create those products. Over 1,000 were killed in the collapse of a clothes factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, this year. This is not a… Read More What is “The True Cost”? Q&A with Film Director Andrew Morgan
Watching Katie Hopkins’ interview on This Morning about judging a child by their name brought out several reactions within me. The first was anger. How can anyone judge a child based on their name? Does socio-demographics such as area of housing really affect how hard a child tries to at school? Is a child of… Read More Snobbery, insecurity, intelligence, Katie Hopkins and Holly Willoughby!
Right here, right now, you are reading this article using a technological device that’s existence was once deemed impossible. You are living in an age where technology never ceases to blow minds. Mankind continues to exceeds limits – we have mobile applications for almost anything. We can have our grocery shopping delivered to our doorstep… Read More Let’s Shake the G8 and feed the world
A multi-million pound mural painted by Russian-American artist Mark Rothko was defaced with large black writing yesterday in the worst security breech to hit London’s Tate Modern. Outrage ensued on social networking site Twitter as Rothko began trending. When I hear stories of art being defaced, whether it’s renowned work or simply on the street… Read More Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?
27/03/2003 “Abdul is my world, my 3rd child. My first two children went straight to Jannah… heaven. Still born. That’s what the doctor called it. You see it’s difficult to raise children here in Iraq. UN sanctions are impoverishing our land, it’s been 13 years now. Children are malnourished…” I offer halwa to the Western journalist… Read More TAKING SIDES: Abdul and Tim – Iraq – 911
10pm. Freezing cold. The outskirts of Trafalgar Square are full of wasted posters, empty alcohol bottles and more trash. Drunk people. Screaming. It was worse than I thought it would be. Kony 2012 was always set to be a flop. People realised the flaws within Invisible Children’s campaign, not to mention the buzz that surrounded… Read More VIDEO: Kony 2012 fails but there is a silver lining…