Aisha Mirza

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Aisha is a writer and activist from London. She writes about feminism and mental health here: http://bit.ly/1qi74nT and tweets here: @mirzamarching.

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    Published in: Transformation
    To survive bipolar disorder, I needed people who didn't love me
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    There is a unique hope in a stranger's kindness. Despite my catatonic state, despite barely recognising the people I loved, I knew that a society with a system that cares the way the NHS does, is somewhere I could learn to live. Part of Transformation's politics of mental health series. Content warning.

  • Man crisps
    Published in: 50.50
    Everyday feminism vs everyday sexism
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    A debate about the feminist economy cannot be brought to the school gates, but a discussion on sexting, advertising and tuition fees can. That's what everyday feminism is and why it must be truly diverse and accessible, says Aisha Mirza.

  • A bank becomes a crèche – a UKUncut feminist ‘bail-in’
    Published in: 50.50
    UK feminists: fighting for rights not privilege
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    The utter disregard for women that austerity represents has galvanised and united women at a time where we are attacked from so many angles. But we are not only visible in response to austerity. There are explicitly feminist acts and discussions everywhere. There is no denying that we are making a sound, says Aisha Mirza

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