Lack of Female Representation at the Oscars

Natalie Portman’s Oscars’ outfit speaks to the lack of female representation. The Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, are awards given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to creators that display an...

Rising Rates of FGM in Ireland

Images from Ogilvy and Mather London’s “It Happens Here” anti-FGM ad campaign. 6th February 2020 marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. Despite Female genital mutilation being illegal in the European Union, as well as being...

The Ugandan Human Trafficking Epidemic

Image from Risk Management Magazine. Last week 96 Ugandan girls aged between 14 and 18 were stopped at Jomo Kenyatta international airport in Kenya while trying to board a flight to the United Arab Emirates. The girls were intercepted by Kenyan authorities after a...

Censoring and Sanitizing the Female Body

Internet Creep, by Rebecca Morgan. 2011. Originally, the word “grotesque” was used in the 15th century to describe “a style of elaborate curves and decorative elements of paintings found in the ruins of Roman caves or grottoes.” Today, it is used to describe the...

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