Sarah Al Derham is Teaching Assistant at the Gulf Studies Centre in Qatar University, and holds an MA in Critical Media and Cultural Studies from SOAS. Al Derham is also an award winning documentary filmmaker
From Instagram to Snapchat and Youtube, bloggers influence has greatly increased, often with worrying emphasis on looks and impossible beauty standards writes Sarah Al Derham
As women in the Gulf shift away from the traditional black, Sarah Al-Derham argues it reflects a change in society itself where women are no longer content to be passive.
Identity is not defined and set by a certain place or a group of people, it is much more fluid and personal, Sarah Al Derham writes.