Black squares. Hashtags. Callouts. Anyone with an active social media presence would have noticed the growing frequency and intensity of social justice and activism-related content in the virtual community over the last decade. If you’ve been a long-term devotee to a cause struggling to work its way into mainstream discussion, you might feel vindicated to see it suddenly in the spotlight. But you also might be wondering how much is for show and how much shows a lasting commitment to advancing its goals where it matters. And how you can tell the difference.
Climate change not only has adverse environmental consequences but also has harmful effects on the economic and social well-being of a nation.
With schools closed and families struggling economically due to COVID-19, one of the most pressing concerns is the increase in child marriage under the age of eighteen.
Please consider donating to these initiatives to provide support to the people in Afghanistan, Haiti, and Lebanon.
All over the world, technology remains an important element in the fight against COVID-19, especially in recent days when the fourth outbreak has been rapidly spreading in many provinces. In the face of the widespread Delta variant, the application of technology is an urgent measure to relieve the pressure on frontline staff and improve the effectiveness of social distancing.
The COVID-19 crisis has severely affected labor markets around the world, hurting young people more than other age groups.
Lifting the moratorium on the death penalty in Sri Lanka has been influenced by the increasing crime rates in the country. Nevertheless, research demonstrates that the imposition of the death penalty is not an effective deterrent in reducing crime rates.
A little over a month ago, I noticed a blimp of love while scrolling though my typically gloom and doom social media profile. This blimp was made of tiny digital pixels that amounted into a heartwarming true story shared by the Typical Sri Lankans initiative. This true story was one that gives you renewed hope…
The role of legislation in marine conservation primarily operates to hold the polluter accountable under the ‘Polluter Pays’ principle.
The bitter face of Europe: policies on migration For the last few years, migration has grown exponentially in Europe due to various reasons ranging from better job opportunities and financial growth to security problems, human rights violations and climate change whose main sufferers are developing countries. Migrants arrive at the European continent craving safety and…
Being a roaring success, over the last five years, not only in the US but also in the entire world, the #Metoo movement has had a very strong impact on people of all ages, genders, from different social and economic backgrounds. Through sharing stories of most often, though not limited to women on their past…