Our World

Can you imagine a world without Mumbai or Amsterdam? How about Miami? These are just some of the coastal cities at risk from climate change over the coming decades. Rising sea levels are one of the main concerns of scientists in this field of study, with a predicted rise...
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...
The lack of gender equality has come to be known as one of the most crucial issues of today’s world. But of all the fields in which gender inequality is painfully observed, it remains the most alarming when seen in sport. Some of the data regarding women’s sports leaves a...
Around the world, indigenous cultures are being disproportionately affected by the challenges facing humanity. Indigenous cultures are peoples who hold rights based on their historic ties to a particularly land or territory. There are approximately 370 million Indigenous people in the world, in 90 countries, some in remote areas rarely...
The idea that law enforcement does not often serve what the general public consider justice is not an unfamiliar concept. It is not uncommon for there to be public outcries about high profile cases and the sentences the accused receive, with general consensus often being that the public themselves...
It has been several years now that international medias' attention is focused on Syria and the civil war. In 2011, the outburst of the so known Arab Spring led to the civil war in Syria, in which we find rebels opposing the Assad Government. Due to the widespread violation of...
Once again the group calling itself Islamic State has grabbed the media's attention after a series of brutal terrorist attacks across the world. For fear of allowing the horrific actions to create widespread anti-Islamic contempt, we take a look at the implications of using the name Daesh when referring...
Youth is a powerful force for generating new ideas and solutions in respect of global engagement, sustainable development and implementation of the Post-2015 global agenda. As the United Nations is turning to every member of the society to take collective action, young people are standing at the front line....
The case for early sex education is strong. It is vital not just for the health of an individual, but for the health of a community. It reduces the risk of unsafe sex during adolescence by teaching about sexually transmitted diseases. Teaching children about consent tackles sexual violence at...
  We live in the digital era, a time when our lives are ruled by technology but, most of all, the Internet—the cornerstone of every relationship, field of study and means of information. The Internet is in fact a virtual world in which social behaviours and contexts are recreated in a...