Priorities

A Chinese Farming Project offers a Sustainable Future

China is grappling with a daunting conundrum: how to feed nearly one-fifth of the world’s population with less than one-tenth of its farmland while adapting to changing ...

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The Tenacious Problem of Surplus Men in India and China

A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world’s two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continent...

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Bill Gates on Improving Global Health

Bill Gates has spent much of the past decade trying to improve healthcare around the world through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He spoke about the progress that ha...

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Eight million tons of Plastic Waste dumped onto the Oceans Every Year

The World Earth Day is observed on 22nd April. It originated in the horror at the damage humans were causing to the ocean. It was started in 1970 by a US senator, Gaylord Nels...

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Reforms on Sexual Violence hardly reach Women with Disabilities

Research suggests that women with disabilities are more likely to experience domestic violence, emotional abuse, and sexual assault than women without disabilities. Women with...

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LifeStraw to provide Clean Water to Kenyan Kids

According to a joint report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, across the world, 844 million people lack basic drinking water service; 263 million (mostly women) spe...

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#PayMeToo Campaign to close the Gender Pay Gap

April 10th was Equal Pay Day, which marks the point in the year where women in the US have to work to catch up with what men earned last year. The median annual difference is ...

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Gene-Editing for a Healthier and Enhanced Future

Over the years we have significantly reduced deadly diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV/AIDS. The incidence of polio has decreased by 99 percent, bringing the worl...

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Moving away from Concrete Jungles to Vertical Forests

The rising heat, melting polar caps, global warming and greenhouse effect are just a few of the grave dangers our planet is facing and it majorly boils down to deforestation a...

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Can Facebook Weaponize Information and Incite Violence?

While the recent Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal is the main focus for American lawmakers questioning Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s record bey...

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Martha Farrell Awards for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment

The Martha Farrell Awards for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment wer...

April 26 2018

Learning to See: The Intriguing World of Insects

A documentary about insects is a type of a film which one wouldn't pick to watch on a bi...

April 26 2018

Tribeca Film Festival is for the Virtual Reality Enthusiasts

Virtual Reality (VR) is the latest form of storytelling in Hollywood. Among film festiva...

April 26 2018