We asked King’s students what International Women’s Day means to them

Because feminism is sexy


Zulehka Mirza, third year, History

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"Doing my dissertation has made International Women's Day particularly meaningful to me this year. I've been exploring 16th century recipe collections, exploring the scientific discoveries women made (unacknowledged) despite being confined to the 'domestic sphere'."

Eleanor Lansner, third year, International Development

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"#EMPOWERMENT"

Matt Lucas, third year, Geography

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"It's great to see International Women's Day is being celebrated in so many ways at King's!"

Shannon Kerlann, third year, History and International Relations

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"GIVE WOMEN A VOICE"

Eberle Miller, third year, History and War Studies

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"A chance to reflect on all the badass women who came before me and who surround me now."

Geo Jacko, first year, Politics

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"#girlpower"

Taisiia Ivanova, first year, International Relations

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"To me it's another opportunity to show the world how amazing and strong we girls are."

Basma Hamde, third year, Geography

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"It highlights the gender inequality in society."

Joanne Chen, first year, Electronic Engineering with Management

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"#GREATFORUS"

Sophie Brooks, third year, History

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"We should all be feminists."