Human Rights

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Reflecting on Foucault, Feminism and Rape…

The other day, referring to Foucault views and the various feminist perspectives including Susan Brownmiller’s, I raised Foucault’s question “Is rape the same as a punch in the face?”  My reference to that question was motivated by two factors: firstly, as I’ll describe later in this blog post, I think it is outrageous that some people seem to … Continue reading

Speech at the House of Lords

Below is my short speech for my appointment as the Ambassador of Progressive Muslims Forum, UK. at the House of Lords. I am pleased for receiving the achievement award for my work in relation with human rights, equality & diversity, and social cohesion at the Parliamentary Reception of PMF-UK.   THE HOUSE OF LORDS Speech by Claudia Megele … Continue reading

Growing in the Heart…

The pupils of the first grade were discussing a photo of a family. In the picture, the hair of the youngest boy was of a different color than that of the rest of family. One of the boys in the class thought that the boy was adopted, to which a girl from the class said: … Continue reading

Posting of Children’s Photographs on Adoption Websites…

In follow up of my research on adoption (please see details) I would like to initiate a debate in order to raise greater awareness and bring about a policy change with regards to the use of children’s photographs on various adoption websites and with the hope of an eventual ethical shift and policy statement in relation … Continue reading

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