On alienation and agency: Language as a double-edged sword

Nombulelo Shange Blog

Nombulelo Shange was five years old when she learned the word ‘barbaric’. Her first-grade teacher used it to describe her on her first day at the predominantly white boarding school. That blistering hot afternoon, Shange had taken her shirt off to cool down in the shade of a large tree, when she noticed the children […]

Young and liberal in conservative Kuwait


Meet Fatemah Albader, the Kuwati academic smashing the patriarchy one article at a time. Fatemah’s research highlights why civil society organisations need to use the law in advocacy.