Kate Eager

About Kate Eager

Kate is in her honours year of geography at the University of Sydney. She has a passion for equality, human rights, and the environment. Kate also loves hot chips, movies, plants, the ocean and her ginger cat. She writes for OWP as it is her belief that the first step in World Peace is to make ourselves aware of the injustices that occur everywhere, everyday. Kate hopes that every article she writes can help contribute to this awareness in some way or another.

First Amendment vs Second Amendment: March For Our Lives Rally Attracts Thousands Of Youth Demanding Gun Control

This Saturday the 24th of March, hundreds of thousands have gathered across the United States and the world to protest against gun violence. The rally comes a month after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The March For Our Lives rally […]

Women Finally Allowed to Attend Football Game in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

On Friday, Saudi Arabia allowed female fans into an internal football game for the first time in its history. Around 300 women attended the Al-Ahli versus Al-Batin game at Pearl Stadium in the city of Jeddah. Glass panels were in place to segregate men from a women and family section. […]

Sexual Violence: A Forceful Weapon Against Civilians

Sexual assault and violence are a conflict of bodies. It is the collision of two, or more, bodies that are filled with opposing emotions, directions and intentions. We do not typically consider this as an issue of peace and conflict at an international level, in comparison to conflicts involving guns, […]

Deadly Attack On Mosque In Sinai, Egypt Kills 235 Muslim Worshippers

On Friday, terrorists stormed a mosque in the Northern Sinai peninsula of Egypt, killing at least 235 worshipers during the time after regular Friday prayers, which draw Muslim adherents to mosques every week around the world. More than a dozen attackers approached the mosque in off-road vehicles, setting off several […]

U.S.-Palestinian Relationship Under Threat

On Saturday, Palestinian officials threatened to cease communication with the United States if the Trump Administration goes through with plans to close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) office in Washington, DC. The U.S. government initially responded by stating this was a regular protocol under U.S. law for renewing the permission of […]

Prince Of The Purge: Potential Problems Of Saudi Arabia’s Anti-corruption Detainments

On the 4th of November in Saudi Arabia the recently appointed Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, began the movement to purge his government and country of corruption by detaining eleven princes, four ministers and several influential businessmen. This has been interpreted as both a positive action to benefit the citizens […]

Trump Puts 800,000 Young Immigrants At Risk Of Deportation With His End To DACA

On September 5, 2017, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was revoked by President Donald Trump’s administration. The DACA was introduced by the Obama administration in 2012 to protect young immigrants who had come to the United States at a young age with their family and lived the […]

Thousands Flee To Bangladesh After Myanmar Deploys Troops

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar to bordering regions of Bangladesh after the Myanmar military was deployed into the state of Rakhine where they live. The movement began earlier this month after officials announced the military intervention. Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh have stated that at least 3,500 refugees from […]

“Free Speech” Rally In Boston Overshadowed By Anti-Racist Demonstrators 1

In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S, a small “free-speech” rally has been overshadowed by thousands of counter-demonstrators chanting anti-racist and anti-fascist slogans. The initial rally on Boston Common was organised by The Boston Free Speech Coalition, who are enthusiasts of the First Amendment and Right to Free Speech. They expected thousands of supporters to […]

The Psychology Of Compassion And Conflict: Why Don’t We Empathize More?

Psychological analysis opens up an important conversation about how we can approach peace and conflict solutions to make them more engaging. The findings highlight the necessity for us to remain empathetic and compassionate in order to reach real, long-lasting solutions.