Week 7 and 8 recap

Apologies for the delay of this post! In Week 7 we watched a documentary that was made by the Guardian on FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). If you didn't make it to the meeting, I recommend that you watch it, as it really explains the cultural reasons for FGM in more detail: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/video/2011/apr/18/female-genital-mutilation-video If you're interested... Continue Reading →


Human Rights Or Cultural Imperialism?

This week our Amnesty society decided to take a step back and address the question we are frequently asked – what right do we have to make a judgement or interfere in the way other cultures function? 15 year old Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on October 9th in north-western Pakistan, whilst... Continue Reading →

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