Everyone can promote and defend human rights – and when better to do so on Human Rights Day? Here are three ways you can take action and get involved!
Every year, the UN chooses a theme for Human Rights Day. This year, as we continue to manoeuvre our lives through the COVID-19 pandemic, the theme chosen is – “All Human, All Equal”.
Developing countries were deeply disappointed that proposals for a ‘Glasgow Facility’ to help them cope with the devastating effects of loss and damage caused by climate change were dropped.
“Indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ alternative climate solutions should be taken seriously into consideration.”
It’s paramount that trustee boards are diverse, active, and well-equipped to deal with a huge variety of challenges.
Discover how SOAS’s Sanctuary Scholarship changes lives.
We interview filmmaker Iara Lee, who’s made a film abut the refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria.
Discover how an organisation is teaching children about refugees – through comics.
Maliha Abidi, a Pakistani-American artist, sheds light on the strength, bravery and determination of Sudanese refugee women.
As part of the International Women’s Day 2021 celebrations, I attended the Chartered Governance Institute’s discussion on gender equality and representation of women in some
Valerie Plesch explores the aftermath of the Kosovo war, looking at the lasting legacy on survivors of sexual violence and rape.
Al-Qaws – Arabic for ‘rainbow’ – was established independently in 2007 and works to provide services and support for LGBTQ+ Palestinians.
Singalilwe Chilemba wanted to join a book club in Lilongwe, Malawi back in 2016, but couldn’t find one. She decided to start her own.
An investigative journalist, visual storyteller and award-winning documentary filmmaker, Kiki Mordi is a force not to be reckoned with.
For International Womxn’s Month, SOAS SU will challenge patriarchy and misogyny through film, discussion, art, and community education.
Stay tuned this week as we bring you uplifting stories of inspirational women that have shared their interpretations of #ChoosetoChallenge.
Mohamed Yahya, the current Head of the UN Development Programme in Nigeria, discusses SOAS, young people, and opportunities for Africa.
Kirstie Kwarteng of the Nana Project shares an interview with the daughter of Theodosia Okoh – the woman that designed the Ghana flag.
Celebrate the Black British Women who spearheaded the civil rights movement in Britain.
The new Mayor of Haringey sits down with us to describe his experiences at SOAS, and the political challenges we face today.
When it comes to nuclear weapons, what do we know about Africa?
Dr. Awino Okech discusses Black History, Pan-Africanism and the joy of music with Everjoice Win.
Alumna Yaa tells us why – and how – we should travel in Africa: get off the beaten track, leave only footprints and support local businesses.
How can Black women go further? This Black History Month, join our discussion looking at Black women, higher education, and careers.
SOAS Alumnus and Managing Partner at Wayfields Partners Ltd, Peter Charway, discusses education in Britain and the influence of Africa.
“Identity is a delicate thing. All my labels come with problems.”