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Inequality at Sea: The Day of the Seafarers

  If there was a word of the week for the last few weeks it would be equality, if it were a phrase it would be Black Lives Matter. As we enter what is being termed the new normal, we need to be asserting our desires that equality should be a […]


Generation equality: female representation in academia

March heralds the beginning of a new semester for students in Austria, where we trade leisure activities for lecture halls and library desks. For me and others, this will be the last six months of our degrees, when we will scramble to complete theses, papers, presentations, while at the same […]


Why is justice so important? 1

And why it might not be what you think! The word justice conjures up a myriad of definitions. It evokes emotions or even pure apathy. Justice can serve to champion those who have been wronged. The lack of justice can set the tone for severe impunity. For many, it is […]


When men talk about no woman’s land

Dear men, You will find numerous letters from feminists addressed to men out there, but this was never supposed to be one of them. First, I want to apologize to those of you who want to fight for gender equality but do not know how. Who do not identify with […]


Incognito for Literary Success

“You may impose silence upon me, but you cannot prevent me from thinking.” (George Sand) The quote above originates from one of the most prolific writers of the 19th-century France. Someone who reads this sentence and does not know the story behind the pen name George Sand would immediately assume that the […]