reporting & writing

Stuff I’ve been writing
Some links to articles I’ve written elsewhere … an analysis of the idea that women will be hit hardest by the British government’s economic policies. Elsewhere, I wrote for the New Internationalist magazine about violent attacks on refugees in Greece. Read more…

Children: the deserving poor?

‘If there’s anything extra to buy such as a pair of boots for one of the children … me and the children goes without dinner.’ So says a working class woman from York interviewed for Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree’s painstaking study of poverty in late nineteenth century Britain. Read more...

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 residential street, its prettiness framed by grim iron gates and CCTV cameras. But the ramped up security is a necessary precaution against regular death threats for the Muslim activists using the house as an office. Read more…

July 2012

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