Human Rights

Alliances for Solidarity: India celebrates IDAHOT Day

Despite some amount of progress noted in many countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) still face high levels of criticism, violence and ineq...

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Human Rights Violations in the Interpersonal Sphere

Individuals, families, communities, the government and the workplace - all have witnessed human rights abuses between and among people. Staunch feminists attribute these situa...

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This Mother’s Day Help the Moms in Crisis

Last Sunday was Mother's Day. You would probably know about it, thanks to the zillion social media posts that wouldn't stop coming in. At least 97 countries around the globe c...

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Education is World’s Vaccine against Terrorism

Terrorist attacks and their aftermath have had a powerful impact on families, especially children. In Douma, Syrian civilians continue to live in fear after chemical weapons w...

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Male Contraceptives to Help Reduce Birth-Control Burden on Women

Females have a plethora of contraception to choose from, including long-term solutions like the IUD and the implant and short-term strategies like the diaphragm and the vagina...

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TED talks the Audacious Project

TED, the non-profit known for its immensely popular video lectures—or TED Talks— has announced the launch of a project that aims to take the group’s philanth...

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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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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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Another News Story of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

For European cinema, in particular, films about Europe’s migrant crisis run the risk of being artful and exploitative. It is a challenge: how to faithfully represent the...

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The Politicization of Social Media

Back in 2012, a national survey questioned 3,000 young people, ages 15-25 on how they use the Internet, social media and engage in politics. Unlike any prior study on the topi...

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Spy in Love

Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy is a perceptive novel with a feisty prot...

March 20 2019

Research predicts breast cancer can relapse based on ‘internal wiring’

A study published in the journal Nature, shows that breast cancer is equal to 11 separat...

March 20 2019

There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few ye...

March 19 2019