Category Archive: SOCIAL ISSUES

STYLIST ARABIA | A SAFE HAVEN

Increasing violence in the Middle East is making the UAE’s position as a sanctuary of relative peace and stability all the more crucial. I investigated what the UAE means to young Arabs, and how… Continue reading

STYLIST ARABIA | TALKING BACK

How women in the Middle East are using online mapping tools to fight back against sexual harassment

STYLIST ARABIA | THE POWER OF FOOD IS MAGICAL

Living for decades in exile from her home country of Libya, food became a crucial way of maintaining her cultural identity for Sherine Ben Halim Jafar. I interviewed her about her life story… Continue reading

WOMEN’S HEALTH MIDDLE EAST | UNPRETTY

My investigation into the UAE’s alarming prevalence of body image disorders

WOMAN’S WEEKLY | ‘THE CLOSEST THING TO FAMILY’

I’ve always been fascinated by the history of London’s Foundling Hospital, so I loved researching it (plus interviewing a surviving ‘foundling’) for this feature in one of Woman’s Weekly’s 2013 Christmas specials

WOMAN’S WEEKLY | THE FIGHTERS FROM FORD

I had such a fun day interviewing the real life ‘Made In Dagenham’ ladies behind the historic equal pay strikes

WOMAN’S WEEKLY | MY TRANSGENDER CHILD

  I interviewed the mother of a trans teenager, as a way of bringing awareness of transgender issues to an audience who might not normally be considered receptive (the generally older readers of… Continue reading