Shamima Begum

The Trafficked Women Myth

How do you transform a perpetrator or simply a lowlife into a victim? Semantics, that’s how. Second wave feminism honed this technique to an art. Instead of a woman who sold sex being called a prostitute, she became a prostituted woman. Someone, almost always a man, was responsible for her lifestyle, and if she didn’t […]

Punishing Bad Acts

In  May 2014, two 12 year old girls lured a third into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. This was the utterly bizarre Slender Man case. One blow connected with Payton Leutner’s heart; a millimetre the other way, and she would have been killed, but incredibly she survived and made a miraculous recovery, though of course no one recovers totally psychologically from something so horrific.

How a Teenage Girl Becomes a Scapegoat for Britain’s Role in the ‘Islamic State’…

It’s been difficult to ignore or avoid the massive coverage, controversy and debate surrounding the ‘ISIS bride’ Shamima Begum that has dominated British news in the passed week or so. The massively inflated ‘scandal’ has created differences in opinion over what should be done with her, whether her citizenship should be revoked, whether she should […]