A woman is neither a goddess, nor a slave. It is important to understand the gravity of this statement, especially in light of the #MeToo movement that took Twitter by a storm. Cases of inappropriate advances are seeping up through the layers of the hush-hush. Women are speaking up about the injustices they have suffered, and are exercising their freedom of speech; a right that … Continue reading Here’s why you should care about the Anna Politkovskaya Award
The end of the second world war saw the emergence of many countries from the shadow of colonial rule. The effects of the war had weakened the economic and military power of major colonisers. The period also witnessed the growth of democratic values across the world, and set the stage for many third world countries to gain their independence. So what exactly is colonialism? We … Continue reading Are we really free from colonial control?