I like to think I am a fairly adventurous person, open to new things and adaptable to change, but this week I’ve been uncharacteristically nostalgic. I have been drinking in Soho for over a quarter of a century. In my final year at art college, I was desperately in love with an artist, just a […]

There is something intoxicating about a country where its people are as bright as the colours it is associated with. Since my trip to Ghana, Africa earlier this summer I have realised there is no mystery as to why we associate Africa as being such a colourful continent. ‘TIA bruh,’ people would say- ‘This is […]

To celebrate International Indigenous People’s Day, our guest blogger, Christina Coolidge, writes about her research into what the attitude of indigenous people is to voting in the Canadian elections. Christina is completing her undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. As an Indigenous Program Researcher she aims to build a bridge between Native […]

In the March issue of Her Edit, we looked at the political landscape internationally and the extent to which women have parity in the political process. Here, Linda Schinagl, aged 29, gives her personal perspective.  She is a mother of two and lives in Leipzig. I always go to elections because I see it as […]

For the theme of our fourth issue we’ve chosen ‘women and political power’ to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. From casting your vote to influencing the legislation which shapes women’s lives, participation in the democratic process is a fundamental right, but in many countries – including the UK – women do not have […]

Doug, I couldn’t agree more. It is indeed ludicrous – shameful even – that one of the world’s most powerful nations, fails to even meet the average on key indicators of gender power parity (of course, former Tory minister Douglas Hurd thinks there’s ‘too much’ feminism being bandied about – a position entirely contrary to my […]