Our World

In a masculine dominated society, there are women who, far from pretending to be equal to men, have chosen to be present without losing their femininity. Need of feminine presence in a masculine society The female presence in society is not only a right but also a necessity. A woman is,...
In a few short months Ebola has brought West African countries to the brink of disaster; the most formidable task we face is to contain the spread to prevent further escalation. Why is it that in a world where we have the means for research and development of advanced technologies, such...
Shamoni Sarkar, Correspondent (Our World)   When someone speaks of legalising cannabis (or not legalising it), it is difficult to ascertain the exact reference. Justifying its legalisation for recreational purposes is argued for with a different tone and ethical perspective than arguing for its legal use for medical reasons. But what people...
Education disparity — it is not about one school being better than another; rather, a whole section of the society being denied a proper education Education is one of the fundamental basics of life and characteristically; it is indispensable. Knowledge is the pinnacle of growth, success, motivation, creativity, and innovation. Consequently,...
Cipriana Botez, Correspondent (Our World)   Sakit is crying. The chains around her ankles are dangling with each wallowing step up the jungle path. Her natural grandeur is all lost under the weight of tourists on her back, hollering in excitement and snapping pictures. For them, this is a once in a...
Recent calls from healthcare and government officials in France, India and the United Kingdom have brought the controversial topic of legalised euthanasia back into active circulation. The recent professional suspension of Dr. Philip Nitschke, the founder and director of pro-euthanasia organisation, Exit International, has reignited the global debate surrounding the...
In a world becoming increasingly outspoken against sexism in all areas of life, sexism in sports has recently regained prominence in the global conversation about gender equality after a series of tweets against Serena Williams. A Twitter user was publically shamed by JK Rowling after he commented that Williams...
It is difficult to have an understanding of the reasons why women who study are considered a threat to Boko Haram, but it may come down to just how precious they are In the local Hausa language spoken in parts of Nigeria, Boko Haram means “Western education is forbidden”. On...
With World No Tobacco Day on May 31 that encourages a 24-hour ban of all tobacco products worldwide, we speak to Nick Terrone to find out his take on it. World No Tobacco Day founding organisation, the World Heath Organisation, aims to increase awareness about the dangers associated with tobacco....
It’s winter right now in the UK and everyone’s a bit chilly. It’s really annoying, actually, because one minute we’re turning up the central heating and donning our dressing gowns, and the next we’re opening the windows, gasping for fresh air, because we’ve overheated the house. Sigh. It’s so...