Roberta Metsola

Anna Frediani is a French undergraduate studying Economics & Management at King’s and Economics & Political Science at Panthéon-Sorbonne University. She would love to pursue a career in the United Nations as she is passionate about gender studies and international relations. 43 years after the election of Simone Veil, the conservative anti-abortion Roberta Metsola became…

Consent as a cup of tea?The Complexities of Consent

Inès Saada is a French Tunisian Masters student in International Affairs specialising in European and Globalisation studies at Sciences Po Lyon in France, and was previously at King’s for her study abroad year. ‘We must not insist on a sexual desire that is fixed and known in advance in order to be safe’ writes Katherine…

Struggles of female journalists

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. According to journalists, the most important responsibility of journalists in the United Kingdom is to provide information with accuracy. In doing so, female journalists face…

The Right to wear the Hijab in French Sport Arenas

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. Laïcité, a principle considered to have utmost importance in France, is often brought up within debates of banning religious symbols. Laïcité views religion as something that should…

Weaponised Incompetence

Kaylene is a first year LLB Law student from Malaysia. Her interests are politics, feminism and racism against Asians. Outside of university, you can likely find her in a Waterstones or exploring London. Weaponized incompetence, also sometimes known as strategic incompetence, is an old phrase coined many years ago that has been making a reappearance after…

Not Just a Few ‘Bad Apples’: The Institutional Misogyny of the Met Police

Megan Baker is a second year undergraduate History student at King’s. She is particularly interested in women’s unpaid care responsibilities, maternity leave provision, reproductive rights and violence against women. On 10 February 2022, the first woman to run the Metropolitan Police, Dame Cressida Dick, resigned over reports of institutional misogyny and racism within the police service….