Sir

‘Hello ma’am,’ the charity woman called out to me, but then her face clouded. ‘I mean sir.’ Another flustered pause before she reversed again: ‘I mean ma’am.’ Years of practice enabled me to politely decline making a donation without laughing.Read more…

Profile: Magda Zenon

Magda Zenon is a life-long peace and human rights activist and now focuses on gender violence and women’s participation and the integration of the gender perspective in the peace process. She is a founding member of Hands Across the Divide,Read more…

The self-improvement myth

Many of us are driven towards self-improvement. We are living in an era that fully encourages, endorses, and promotes positive striving towards being a ‘better’ you. Advice is everywhere. From magazines, to television, books and (of course) social media. EntireRead more…

Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut film, Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, offers a poignant and compelling coming of age story of Sacramento teenager Christine McPherson (or “Lady Bird” as she insists she be called). Of all the exceptionalRead more…