Migration & marriage: women of colour and the politics of surnames

From Bangladeshi tradition, to skipping to the top of the register, to marriage, Shahnaz Ahsan traces the ongoing political challenges behind her name Read More

What’s in a name? More than we can imagine

by Millie Sansoye  There’s a famous quote in Act 2 of Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet, when Juliet asks, ‘What’s in a name?’. The answer to that question is much more complicated than any of us could’ve ever imagined. You’ll probably look at my name at the top of this article and wonder what I could… Read More