Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Philippines
Thousands of Romanian citizens have taken part in protests across the country against the proposed modifications to the justice law system. Watch how the protest unfolded on 20th January 2018.
Europe, Opinion, Politics, Romania
“I am a solo parent. How do I help my kids?” – We could all, at one point, facing this question. What are the rights concerning illegitimate children and child support in the Philippines and what options do single parents have?
Americas, Opinion, Politics, Science & Tech, USA, World
Winter is coming. During this season, people are usually preparing for the holidays and New Year’s resolutions. At least in the rest of the world, but not Romanians. Here’s what’s currently happening to the Romanian justice laws system, and why people are protesting the proposed changes.
Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Pakistan
Copyright is a touchy subject. The law relating to that in the USA is the DMCA, a piece of legislation that has been wrecking havoc for almost 20 years now. Made to protect people’s interest, it mostly causes concerns for all people involved.
Laws in Pakistan like the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929 makes it illegal for men and women under the age of 16 to get married. 21% of Pakistan’s young women under the age of 18 are forced to be child brides to men far older than them. Young girls, who are far too innocent to even understand what a marriage is, are forced into unknown terrain. Without any sex education, they allow their husbands to treat them in whatever manner they see fit simply because they don’t know their rights.
Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Philippines, Politics
Jaywalking is a crime most of us know first-hand. After all, we know that this reckless behavior is dangerous and puts us at risk getting hit by a car. Little do we know that roughly over a century ago, cars were not common and the street was a pedestrian domain. This is the story of how the automobile industry criminalized pedestrians and banished them from the streets.
In January 2013, former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed into law the Domestic Workers Act (RA 10361) or the Kasambahay Law that aimed to further protect the safety and benefits of a kasambahay or a domestic worker.
Americas, Editor's Choice, Opinion, USA, World
Executioners are not something we hear about anymore. In Islam, Malak-Al-Maut is the name that is given to the angel of death who, according to what Islamic theologians say, was one of God’s most favorite angels. He was said to be loyal and was trusted with the task to separate souls from human bodies, something God only trusted him with, when the right time would come for any human.
Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia
We are at war, haven’t you noticed? We are all caught up in the middle of the War on Drugs, initiated by Richard Nixon in 1971, a war that is not unlike any other, with an insane amount of casualties worldwide, unrests and no real solution in sight.
It’s official: King Salman has officially announced that women will be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia for the first time ever, but not until June 2018. This proclamation is will not be put into effect until June of next year, and in the meantime they will have to still be chaperoned by a mahram; a male relative.