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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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Human Rights

People are Dying While You Promote Your Agenda: A Plea to Address True Need

Two things have shocked me recently at the United Nations (UN): the stark reality of urgent need around the world, and the absolute determination of interest groups to push their agenda no matter the cost or context. How is climate change related to gender equality, or menstrual health to a sustainable environment? You would be […]

Abigail Long | July 24, 2018
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Human Rights

Hey feminists, LISTEN UP!

If it isn’t bad enough that we have feminists shrieking about tax on tampons while they wear pink female genitalia hats, now we have extreme feminists in the United Nations infecting the world with their ridiculous ideologies. This years High Level Political Forum at the UN was host to an event about the equality of […]

Abigail Hoisington | July 23, 2018
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Human Rights

Digital Misogyny: Gender abuse on Female Human Rights Defenders and Activists.

Gender abuse is a conversation that we have been having for the longest time possible and this often culminates into gender based violence. Gender violence, although the focus is mostly on violence directed towards women, can also be directed towards men, and it is expressed in three recognised ways. These are domestic, community and institutional. […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | July 13, 2018
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