Photoseries: The Women of UCL

 To round off our IWD special, Chiara Vivaldi, women’s contributor shared the stories of some of the brilliant women of UCL. Enjoy!! Hannah and Karin      Hannah Wei, Economics Women in finance is a very large society here in UCL: its central purpose is to promote women’s rights in the financial field and, more broadly, in…

Photoseries: Memoirs from the Women’s March

More than a month after The successful Women’s March Article went live on The Amensty, (and on international Women’s day), we wanted to recount motivations of the domestic and international marches, by featuring the photographs submitted by our guest contributors that didn’t make it onto our website…                    …

A violation from within…

Hannah Overton, The Amnesty’s Health and Women contributor sheds light on this dark practise, as she accounts the testimony of survivor and activist Sarian… “Sande belongs to women and all women belong to it” – Ruth B. Phillips Sande. Bundu. Zadegi. All the same society. All the same rituals. All the same horror. This society…

I was raped. I have the right to remain anonymous. But I shouldn’t have to.

Hannah Overton, superhero extraordinaire, shares this touching story about overcoming one of the most egregious things that could ever happen to a woman… It was our second date. Already head over heels for each other, we were in bed and he began to touch me. “Stop”, I said playfully. He didn’t. My playfulness turned to panic. “I…

Why I joined the Women’s March on London…

The Women’s March was a powerful statement of non-compliance and protest against an incoming administration, and the stagnant position of women in general, The Amnesty spoke to some amazing activists who expressed their motivations for marching too… Last week, I wrote a rather damning assessment on the future and face of the Feminist movement. I particularly…