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Africa

Gender Equality: An Opportunity to Complement not to Compete

The wave of equality is significantly growing worldwide. Historically, the equality gap has been visible but never discussed, with men occupying influential positions in society whilst women were confined to peripheral roles in the socioeconomic spectrum. While there will always be biological differences between women and men, equality of choice, opportunities and participation is never […]

Archlove Takunda Tanyanyiwa | March 7, 2019
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Africa

Quality Education: An Important Cog for Sustainable Global development

It is true that quality education is one of the important ways of creating a progressive and adaptive society to change and development. In the modern-day world, the narrative to access to education is linked to a complex combination of interrelated life facets, providing the much-needed hype to invest in education and the empowerment of […]

Archlove Takunda Tanyanyiwa | February 18, 2019
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Abortion

Bill S.240

New York has just passed legislature updating their current laws on Abortion. Some argue that this is a monumental step in protecting reproductive health rights and others claim that it is a moral atrocity. There are many articles stating that this legislature allows for abortion up to birth and strips all rights away from infants. […]

Jordan Mabe | January 24, 2019
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Africa

What is African feminism? An introduction

The African female is vastly different from the Western female given the different socio-economic, political and cultural structures. Further the African female is viewed to have somewhat different preconditions from the Western Female, such as war, poverty, illness, illiteracy and so on. Therefore it has emerged that in the plight for female empowerment the African […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | January 14, 2019
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Human Rights

VIDEO – IYc: Who We Are

Get to know the IYc team and the issues close to their hearts and minds! We at IYc believe in the right to life, the proper understanding of masculinity and femininity, the proper expression of human sexuality, nonviolence, the intrinsic dignity of the human person, the family and the rights of parents, and the Universal […]

IYc Contributor | January 10, 2019
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Abortion

The Rise of Pro-Life

We are now living in a time where 56% of Americans believe abortion to be morally wrong. This is up substantially from 1995, where only 33% of Americans polled would identify as pro-life. So what has caused such a rise in the pro-life movement? Many different people have many different theories on why Americans have […]

Jordan Mabe | December 28, 2018
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Africa

Family: The focal point of primary socialization, equality and the protection of children

Children remain an important cog for the development of any country and their upkeep is vital for internal growth and global competitiveness. It is from this background that every progressive and futuristic polity invest and work tirelessly to empower and protect its children. One of the fundamental issues that have been overlooked in the recent […]

Archlove Takunda Tanyanyiwa | December 13, 2018
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Bioethics

BIOETHICS AND HUMAN DIGNITY: THE DEFINITION OF BIOETHICS, HUMAN DIGNITY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN MEDICINE IN AFRICA

The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights[1] was adopted by the United Nations Economic and Social Committee (UNESCO) in 2005. This declaration helps govern the respect for human dignity, human rights and fundamental freedoms as a result of arising ethical issues raised by medicine and life science. The International bioethics committee helps ensure that […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | November 26, 2018
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Human Rights

Moral Leadership and the Age of Trump

The way a person leads affects the morality and actions of his or her followers, both intentionally and unintentionally. On a flight to Albuquerque Sunday, October 21, a man named Bruce Alexander was arrested because he allegedly touched a woman’s breasts on the flight. According to ABC News, Alexander defended himself with the phrase, “the […]

Sarah Jackson | October 25, 2018
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