Why Jewish Life Should Remain the Focus of Holocaust Exhibitions: Looking at the Imperial War Museum London, by Eve Nicholson

The Imperial War Museum London opened a ‘Holocaust Gallery’ in October 2021, and it contrasts previous exhibitions by presenting individuals as identifiable and ordinary people. The exhibition aims to provide a deeper understanding of the Holocaust by enabling the visitors to relate with the individuals portrayed.

A Profile of Mary Wollstonecraft and the Birth of Western Feminism, by Anika

Mary Wollstonecraft is often regarded as the catalyst for Western Feminism, hence her nickname as its ‘mother’. Her revolutionary book ‘Vindication of the Rights of Women’ altered the future of women in the West. Not only did it attack the existing patriarchy, but it pushed for a more equal society and encouraged the recognition of women as valuable assets, just as much as men were.

Euros 2005: A Game Changing Moment for Women’s Football in England, by Ellie Brown

In June 2005, the Football Association (FA) of England hosted the UEFA Women’s European Championships for the first time. The aim of hosting was to spread awareness of women’s football. At this point, the Lionesses were not full-time professionals and had side-jobs accompanying their positions as footballers. It is, therefore, no surprise that they failed to make it out of the group stages after winning just one match against Finland before losing against Denmark and Sweden.

Women’s Rights during the ‘Seventeen Years’ of New China, by Xinhui Shen

Since the founding of New China on 1st October 1949, the social status of women in Chinese society has changed dramatically, with most women gradually moving from domestic spaces to the public spaces and gaining more rights and privileges themselves. However, many studies have also pointed out that the image of public womanhood in the media during this period was influenced by political motives and women were not yet free from feudalism.