India Drugs

India in a Trance: The Gritty Reality of Drugs

A typical day in my life; I was busy on my phone, scrolling through Instagram and Facebook. That’s when I came across new memes about a child addicted to some “solution”. I passively ignored it, thinking it was just another meme. Little did I know the reality behind it. Spoiler: it’s related to drugs.
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Sniffing Glue: New Street Drugs in Pakistan

Roaming the streets of Karachi in Pakistan on a chilly winter night in the part of town locals avoid, you will find kids huddled together getting high on glue. According to a foundation by the name of Azad Foundation, there are over 30,000 kids in Pakistan who are addicted to sniffing glue in order to get high.
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amsterdam weed capital

Amsterdam: The European Weed Capital?

Amsterdam is the weed capital of Europe, maybe even the world. That’s what people all around the world say at least. Cannabis aficionados love Amsterdam for its vast buffet of drugs, prostitution and, well, fun. But guess what, cannabis and other substances aren’t really legal in Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands struggles, like every other nation, with the circulation of hard drugs. They have, however, found a unique way of dealing with it. Namely tolerating cannabis and helping drug addicts deal with their addiction.
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Odds of Dying: Terrorists & Serial Killers Shouldn’t Concern You

Death is perhaps the most certain part of everyone’s life. It’s a given constant, while the only variable is the time of its occurrence. Thanks to mass media and the internet, news about death and dying seems to travel quickly these days, spreading hysteria and fear.
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LGBTQ+ and music

7 Music Videos About LGBTQ+ Rights

In the name of equality and gender rights, we have dedicated the month of October to LGBTQ+, including the history, achievements, and issues surrounding it. The perception and inclusion of LGBTQ+ in our culture have increased and gotten better significantly over the course of the past decades. There’s undoubtedly still a long way to go, making it even more important to talk about it, to preach messages of love and inclusion instead of hate and isolation.
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Ex-Ex-Gay

A Look Into the Ex-Ex-Gay Movement

Besides sounding like the next issue of an X-Men comic book, this crusade has gained traction as a result of the Ex-Gay movement, which, as the name implies, involves people believing that changing gay sexual orientation is possible.
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War on terror in Pakistan

Pakistan and the War on Terror

Pakistan’s role in the war on terror, which had been recognised by the world until the last US government, has suddenly turned into a question mark in President Trump’s era. The power shift in the United States has certainly brought a policy shift in Afghanistan in general and towards Pakistan in particular.
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