History Of Pandemics


Images of death, despair, and eerily empty streets populate our news now. As numbers rise and our eyes remain glued to the graphs, it is essential to remember the old powerful saying - "This, too, shall pass." While it may seem like it, pandemics aren't uncommon in human history. Often seen as biological warfare or... Continue Reading →

Epic Rap Battles of Thailand


Thailand, a country known for its gorgeous islands and beaches, has been amid a democratic and human rights crisis since 2014. Experiencing two military coups in 2006 and 2014, the country has seen a violent and immense disintegration of human rights with many dissidents being jailed or worse, mysteriously disappearing. (“World Report 2018”) The long... Continue Reading →

Water Scarcity and Rainwater Harvesting


Twenty-one cities in India including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people and 40% of India's population will have no access to drinking water by 2030.  Even for the remaining 60%, the price of a human necessity like water will skyrocket. A dystopia where... Continue Reading →

Change?


The constant efforts to right the social wrongs and issues at times make us look into the main cause of their existence. They happen to be the direct reflections of the actions of the society as a whole. What is indeed behind these actions are our thoughts. The very fact that perennial social issues like... Continue Reading →

Manual Scavenging


There are half a million manual scavengers in our country for whom the only way for employment is doing something that would be a disgusting thing for us. From cleaning septic tanks, railway tracks, cleaning sewers, and everything we flush down the toilet, manual scavengers clean everything. There are countries like Japan and China where... Continue Reading →

Indian Women in S.T.E.M


From the perspective of a regular, well-to-do, male college student, it would not appear that sexism is real issue. After all, everyone in his clique is open about their thoughts and none harbour any sentiments against women. But, of course, the conversation soon turns to how women are privileged and get more opportunities to be... Continue Reading →

Child victim of sexual abuse


The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) as, “Child sexual abuse is the involvement of a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to, or for which the child is not developmentally prepared and cannot give consent, or that violates the... Continue Reading →

Waste Management


The human race has a tendency to chase their self-interests until the repercussions of their carelessness comes to haunt their future. This inherent nature is the main reason our world is being polluted with dangerous and toxic materials which could have been very easily avoided had we just stopped to think about our actions. Pollution... Continue Reading →

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