wildfires in Europe: Extreme Heatwaves
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Europe Complicating its Green Ambitions Amidst Extreme Heatwaves

A rare warning is in place. For the first time, the UK has released a red weather warning for extreme heat. Scorching amidst its earliest and hottest heatwaves in record, Europe is now at the forefront of climate change-instigated calamity. But, what is driving the unseasonably brutal heat in sweltering Europe? And exactly, how dire Read More…

Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Reflects Deep-Rooted Gender Inequality Within Society
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Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Reflects Deep-Rooted Gender Inequality

Background: Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Somalia reflects a deep-rooted gender inequality. Somalia has a 99% prevalence rate among women aged 15-49 years. Most girls are subject to FGM between five and nine years old. Thus, Somalia has the highest rate of FGM in the world. These were the latest Read More…

Texas school shooting
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Texas School Shooting: 19 Children & 2 Adults Dead Demanding Gun Law Reform

What Events Took Place at the Texas School Shooting? Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old gunman, killed 19 children and two adults in the deadliest school shooting in almost a decade. The school shooting has called for gun law reform in the US. The massacre occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24th 2022. Read More…

Palestinian children walking out of their destroyed home with their toys
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Children of Palestine: A childhood lost to trauma without an end

The two million Palestinian children who have known nothing but an existence defined by checkpoints, night raids, detentions, house demolitions, displacement, abuse, intimidation, physical attacks, imprisonment, and violent death, are exposed to experiences greater than what they can bear, those experiences will shape their attitudes for a lifetime, and will expose them to mental illnesses and trauma. Read More…

Heatwave in India
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Extreme Heatwaves: India Facing the Hottest Summers Since 112 Years

As the peninsula country reels into severe heatwaves, environmentalists fear this to be the worst summer India has seen in a long time.  Climate Change Infused Extreme Heatwaves Due to the sweltering heatwave, India has recorded over a dozen deaths in the past two months. Experts are pushing the blame on high temperatures driven by Read More…

Human Trafficking
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Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery Still Exist

Even in 2022 human trafficking is still the worst reality. Men, women and children all over the world are trafficked and exploited in the worst forms of harassment.  Around 6000,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked each year across the borders to get forced into illegal occupations and labour. The United Nations Office for Drugs and Read More…

Drought in horn of africa
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Human Rights on the Brink of Tragedy Due to a Severe Drought in the Horn of Africa

Twenty Million People at Risk of Hunger in the Horn of Africa Twenty million people are at risk of severe hunger due to a drought in the Horn of Africa. A climate-induced weather emergency has delayed rainfall. Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have led to the worst drought the Horn of Africa has witnessed in Read More…

Congo Cobalt Mines
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Cobalt Mines: China Taking Over the Fuel of the Future

Green energy and electric vehicle is the future of a sustainable world, and one of the critical components powering the dream of a more sustainable planet is Cobalt. The blueish-grey chemical has risen to prominence as a vital component of lithium-ion batteries, the technology that will fuel the smart technology revolution. As more countries electrify Read More…