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Looming Food Crisis in Afghanistan: 1.1 Million Children on the Verge of Starvation

Since the takeover, the Taliban regime has waged constant unrest and war in Afghanistan. The newest in the queue is in the form of wheat shortage leading the nation to a severe food crisis. Recent estimates by United Nations estimate a spiking number of hungry, wasting-away children admitted into hospital wards. The report predicts at 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…

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Israel having free season on Palestinian civilians including Children and Journalists

Gestapo-like Israeli occupation soldiers have significantly stepped up the killing of Palestinian civilians. Most of the victims are children and youngsters throughout the occupied West Bank. It is widely believed that the occupation troops have received tougher instructions to adopt a shoot-to-kill policy against Palestinians. Israeli soldiers are killing stone-hurling children and confronting crack-Israeli soldiers. Read More…

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Featured Human Rights Israel Palestine

Israel threats Palestinian water sources

There are many factors that pose threats to water sources in Palestine, including excessive consumption due to the lack of Palestinian water resources, a population growth rate of 3.5% annually, and the fluctuation of rainfall amounts from year to year. which has led to the depletion of the available underground reserves. However, the most important Read More…

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Featured Human Rights India

Human Rights Defender Khurram Parvez is named Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Khurram Parvez, a prominent Kashmiri human rights defender, has been named Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022. Khurram is currently lodged in a Delhi jail. He was jailed by the Modi-led Indian government in November 2021 under the anti-terrorism law, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). The National Investigation Agency (NIA) accused him of “terror Read More…

Gendered violence in Kashmir
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Gendered Violence in Indian Administered Kashmir

Indian administered Kashmir has been torn apart by conflict for more than 70 years now. Kashmir has become a hotbed of strife between India and Pakistan, who each control a portion of it since 1947 and have fought multiple wars over it since then. While war brings to mind the images of uniformed men fighting Read More…

Afghanistan Featured Human Rights

Out of Work, Out of School and on the Run: Women’s Rights in Taliban’s Afghanistan

Post capturing power in August last year; the Taliban claimed that under its regime, women would be awarded every right within the confines of the Sharia law. However, after witnessing the harsh restrictions imposed on women’s education, their right to employment, and even the right to ride a vehicle; it’s hard to believe that the Read More…

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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…

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Gun Violence: The Urgent Need to Rethink the Silent Genocide in the US

Call it madness, call it a cycle, or call it a script. But, the death of nineteen innocent children and two adults gunned down in the recent texas school massacre is not new in the US. In fact, over the years, gun violence has killed more people than the total fatalities recorded by the country Read More…

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Patent Evergreening: Rising Drugs Prices and Loss to Poor Patients

Countries especially developing and under-developed ones are struggling hard to provide basic health facilities to the citizens. Affordability to drugs and medical care is the first condition to get access to health care. But pharma companies are using the tactics like patent evergreening to maintain their monopoly in the drug market and hindering the entry Read More…