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Abortion

Hablemos de Aborto y Discapacidad

Como Licenciada en Fisioterapia, considero que hablar de discapacidad e inclusión social en México es de suma importancia no solo por el compromiso profesional sino también, en la promoción de la dignidad humana a través de la cultura de la vida buscando generar una sociedad justa que permita el pleno desarrollo de cualquier ser humano […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | October 5, 2018
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Africa

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN AGRI-BUSINESS THROUGH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

In Kenya, as well as many other African countries, agri-business is a sector that drives the economy. Further to this, it has been shown that women in the rural areas depend on this as a source of livelihood. For instance in Kenya, 80 percent of the farmers are women, of which most are single parent […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | September 25, 2018
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Human Rights

For the Women Who Do Both

For many girls, being voted homecoming queen would be the highlight of their senior year, but when Mississippi high school senior Kaylee Foster got the crown, her night was just getting started. Foster was crowned homecoming queen Friday, September 7, and after taking a few pictures, she switched out her tiara for a football helmet. […]

Sarah Jackson | September 17, 2018
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Human Rights

The Rohingya Crisis, a Catastrophe looming for decades

The systematic oppression and persecution of the Rohingya people can be dated back to the 1960’s under Ne Win’s dictatorship. They have even been described by different forum as the forgotten victims, due to the gross human rights violations that they have faced under the Tatmadaw generals, without any real justice being found. The Human […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | September 3, 2018
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Human Rights

An analysis on the role of International law on the progression of Indigenous’ Peoples’ Right to Self-determination in post-colonial Africa to the present

In post-colonial Africa there was a restructuring and refashioning of African Political Institutions. There was a common aspiration amongst the newly independent African states to “modernize” in a bid to join the rest of the world. The process of decolonization was a momentous progress in international law as there was the creation of satisfactory conditions […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | August 24, 2018
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Abortion

Unidos Somos Fortaleza

Han pasado dos meses desde mi última entrada pero la situación actual en mi país me mantuvo ocupada y también fue un buen espacio de reflexión respecto a que podría escribir. El pasado 1 de Julio en México se llevaron a cabo las elecciones más importantes y complejas de los últimos años. La transición política […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | August 22, 2018
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Human Rights

Can Homelessness End In a Decade?

The problem of homelessness has always existed, but in recent years it has only seemed to grow. Indeed, according to a BBC article, homelessness has steadily risen for the past seven years. However, England has decided to care for the less fortunate and do something about homelessness. The article, published August 12, said England’s government […]

Sarah Jackson | August 15, 2018
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Abortion

Why did I write to 167 Bishops of India?

I wrote to almost all the Bishops in India, including the office of the Nuncio. I had to write to all of them because there is just too much innocent blood flowing down the nation. This August 10th marks the 47th anniversary of legalized abortion in India. So far, the total estimate of children killed […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | August 3, 2018
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Human Rights

Combining National and International Peace Building mechanisms: with a special consideration to women and their vital role in this paradigm.

  The Strathmore Law School two weeks ago was gracious to host Professor Abdullahi Ahmed who is a lecturer of Law at the Emory Law School. He gave a presentation on “The Limited Legal protection of human rights and individual and collective self-determination”. The crux of his presentation was on the long lasting nature of […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | August 1, 2018
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