#HeForShe – Misogyny & Royal Authority

by Andy Langton The British monarchy is a constitutional one and as such its political power is limited. Likewise following the First World War the British monarch’s role was reduced to one of cultural diplomacy. It is perhaps because of these two reasons that of all the imperial monarchies in Europe at the start of … Continue reading #HeForShe – Misogyny & Royal Authority

#HeForShe – How Women Came to Rule the Kingdom of Kush

by Luke Pepera In about 600 BC, the Egyptian pharaoh Psammeticus II destroyed the Kushite capital Napata, and drove the Kushites south where they established a new capital at Meroë (in modern-day Sudan). Blessed with heavy rains and located at an enviable position between the societies of the African coast, African interior, Egypt, and the … Continue reading #HeForShe – How Women Came to Rule the Kingdom of Kush

#HeForShe – Women & Disability Sport

by Tom Weir I’ll start with a quick question. In 30 seconds, name as many British Paralympians as you can: Let me guess what you might have come up with (in no particular order)… Dame Tanni Grey-Thomson,Jonny Peacock Hannah Cockcroft David WeirEllie Simmondsthe table tennis guy from Strictly Come Dancing? (Will Bailey)Dame Sarah Storeyand to … Continue reading #HeForShe – Women & Disability Sport