Author Archives: Ciara Church

Representation of Female Politicians: a downward spiral?

Ciara Church explores the way in which female politicians are portrayed in the media, and asks why figures like Theresa May are still critiqued on their looks instead of their legacy.

It’s Time to Talk About Female Genital Mutilation

“Despite the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 and subsequent Serious Crime Act 2015, which seeks to safeguard potential victims and punish those who commit and aid female genital mutilation, there has only been one successful conviction. Why is this?