Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Life, Nepal
Bulgaria, Europe, Human Rights, Life
We often say that we are in the 21st Century, the age of science, technology, awareness, and education. But let’s look at poor developing countries like Nepal, where people lack basic education and are unaware about Science and Technology. People still blindly follow religious practices, which were handed down to them, although they don’t know the reasons behind them or why they are performed.
Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, India, Politics
Every few times a year, an event takes place in the city of Stara Zagora that has come to be known as the Bride Market. The participants are young boys and girls from the Kalaidzhi clan – a local Roma community that is largely impoverished.
Editor's Choice, Human Rights, World
Raging April is over and May is currently on the lookout. Speculations might come further until the rest of the year. Meets, talks, internet ban, pellets and militancy all are flashing in the news. Deep in those lines and words are cries of helpless and desperate people for attention on the oppression happening in Kashmir.
Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Life, World
As a woman, I can’t say that I feel safe all the time when walking by myself. Most of us have experienced worries about our safety, and sadly it’s a reality that we need to acknowledge because there are so many victims.
Asia-Pacific, Editor's Choice, Human Rights, India
There are hardly any women who have not been subject to sexual harassment in public transports all over the globe.
Africa, Asia-Pacific, Editor's Choice, Human Rights
One fine morning when 10 year old Anjali woke up, she was rubbed with turmeric and showered with Neem water. Feeling all neat and tidy, she was then given the first Sari (traditional dress of women in India) of her life and a tray full of tempting sweets to gorge on. Little did Anjali know the terrible terrible fate which awaited her the next day hence. She, like thousands of other girls, was going to become a scapegoat in the religious muddle popularized by the name of ‘Devadasi’ or ‘Servants of God’.
Human Rights, World
“Amidst all the campaigns for alleviation of crimes and the progress of our defenses, the abduction of women around the world to be forced to marrying their captors remains unstopped.”
Asia-Pacific, India, Life, Opinion
Orange the World is a campaign initiated by the UN to invest in order to stop violence against women. But do you know how this lady Emma Morano did so? Instead of investing on others, she started to invest on herself. The very dear life that we often take for granted should never be left unattended. She recognized this part and ended her abusive marriage before it ended her. This lady makes us feel that we can beat all the crap by all means, and say no to abuse.
“The darkest place is underneath the diya (clay lamp) that spreads its lights everywhere.”
Thousands of people across the province marched for the end to rape culture and violence against women. Supporters rallied in many cities such as Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Gatineau and Chicoutimi. We went to show support at the demonstration in Montreal at Place Emilie-Gamelin.