Rabia Nasimi discusses the invaluable support and outreach work the Afghanistan and Central Asian Association continues to do with women from the Afghanistan diaspora, and calls for the UK not to forget this minority during the pandemic.
It’s all the rage now. Every news channel features it at least once a day; Twitter and Facebook feeds are awash with comments, and at social events it’s the perfect conversation killer: climate change. Our Environment Editor, Florence Hazrat, explains why she resists today’s hot topic.
Born in South Africa’s province of Limpopo, Sanelisiwe Gantsho has always felt a special affinity with Olympic medallist Caster Semenya. Here Gantsho reflects on what the CAS ruling means for black female athletes, trans individuals and South Africa as a whole.
Our contributor, Kuchenga Shenjé, offers a personal reflection on the importance of Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place. Has Kincaid’s text aged well in a Caribbean wrestling with the baggage of colonial rule and its residual prejudice towards queer individuals?
Gender disparity doesn’t just exist in the home and workplace, but in university classrooms too. Our contributor Harriet Thompson considers the imbalance of gendered admin labour in higher education and calls for institutional change.