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Poet Sabrina Mahfouz Confronts Portrayal of Girls in Media

OF NOTE magazine

BY GRACE ANEIZA ALI
When the London-based poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz came across an online campaign to put an end to a topless model feature in one of England’s biggest selling newspapers, she was reminded of a ghost that troubled her throughout her own girlhood. “It’s difficult as a young girl to not see yourself represented in the magazines,” she says. “It definitely limits what you think you can do.”

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