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What chance have I got?’ by Amina Atiq

22-year-old Amina Atiq moved to Liverpool from Yemen when she was four.

To mark 100 years since some women got the vote, her poem “What chance have I got?” questions identity, the pay gap and sexism.

“They tell us we have gained in numbers, colours and voices, but what is numbers, colours in a room full of men?” said Amina.

As a creative writing student at Liverpool John Moores University, Amina continues to develop her writing and “give a voice to the voiceless”.

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