Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have been told to stay home, stay safe, and protect others in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Yet all these prevention methods have indirectly put millions of women and girls into great danger. To them, home has not been a safe place for months, for years….
I can still remember how Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery”, left in me an indelible horror. First published in the New Yorker after the Second World War, this story gained fame for its shocking twist in depicting the danger of blindly following traditions. Despite being horrified, I am still awed by the author’s masterful…
The Sundarbans are an ecological enigma. There is more to this heavenly abode than biodiversity. Read on to learn how unique they are!
This article describes the unpleasant situation of youths in Nigeria. To make the government aware of the multifaceted problems they are faced with, a peaceful protest was organized, but it ended in bloodsheds.
Millions of workers stuck in bonded labour are being exploited due to a lack of political standing or voices in social activism, especially in Pakistan where legislation is lax and implementation is limited.
Malala Yousafzai, the girl who stood up against the Taliban and fought for women’s rights, became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Nela Vintrlikova and Suann Kim are high school students in the United States. They attend a high-ranking STEM school in Lawrenceville, Georgia, called Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology. Nela is in a rowing team and Suann plays the violin. At first glance, they may seem just like ordinary teenagers, until you uncover their recent creation.
The COVID-19 crisis has had disproportionate impacts on the lives of refugees in terms of healthcare, education and socio-economic well-being.
Contemporary zoos claim to be conservational institutions and an educational destinations but they have a tragic and dark side: one that is left unexplored as few are concerned for the hundreds of animals that are mercilessly piled up inside cages and enclosures.
There’s much speculation surrounding the mental healthcare system in India. Read this article to learn about the shortcomings of the mental health sector in India and possible solutions.