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Rima Amin

Rima Amin is the creator of sliceofsimplicity.com. She is a freelancer currently in her final year studying journalism at City University. Representing NUS Black Students’ campaign for the past three years has led her to be politically-minded and specialise in public speaking on issues such as international peace and justice, equality, and the importance of education.

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Movember: Why would a woman choose to grow a moustache?, Health

Movember: Why would a woman choose to grow a moustache?

Why, oh why would a woman choose to grow a moustache? This was the question that passed through my mind in the moments following my discovery of Siobhan Fletcher, a 36-year-old taking part in “Movember”.

By | Health, Notebook | Thursday, 15 November 2012 at 6:46 pm

What the Save Maryam campaign completely misses, Notebook

What the Save Maryam campaign completely misses

During my time as an anti-racism campaigner I developed an understanding of the shock tactics utilised by the far-right in attempts to drive Islamaphobia.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 19 August 2012 at 12:00 am

Women’s clothing: Don’t fight oppression with oppression, Notebook

Women’s clothing: Don’t fight oppression with oppression

France’s Union for Popular Movement (UMP) – which, when previously led by Nicolas Sarkozy banned the burqa in France – sparked controversy recently as female British MPs criticized the party over a sexism row.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 8 August 2012 at 3:00 am

Ched Evans conviction: The internet is not the place to dispute rape, Notebook

Ched Evans conviction: The internet is not the place to dispute rape

Thousands of supporters for imprisoned footballer Ched Evans are calling for an immediate retrial on social media. But the crime for which he was convicted – rape – is a serious one. Users mus learn that social media is not a platform where posters can blur the boundaries between criminal activity and celebrity culture.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 16 May 2012 at 1:10 pm

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