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Women’s Plight During Natural Calamities: A Case Study of Recent Floods in Pakistan

Recently, at the United Nations general assembly, the Prime minister of Pakistan's speech started with the challenge of climate change,…

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Anatomy of right-wing populism

Twenty-five years ago, Fareed Zakaria introduced the concept of illiberal democracy: he revealed how some legitimately elected governments undermine liberal…

2 weeks ago

Education needs a transformation. The same holds true with how we monitor our commitments

Education is the key to unlock our development challenges. Yet, millions of children and young people are left behind, unable…

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Our Case for Investment in Education is Our Case for Humanity

As world leaders gather at this year’s UN General Assembly and work to make good on commitments outlined at the…

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‘Tsunami of hunger’ could trigger multiple famines

As risks of conflict-induced famine and widespread food insecurity continue to rise, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator urged the Security…

2 weeks ago

Combating Covid Globally at Low Cost

Good news about Covid is uncommon, but here is some: a recent study has demonstrated the efficacy of cruciferous vegetables…

3 weeks ago

Trust In Pluralistic Societies: In Search For Common Denominators

Observing today’s world and all conundrums of postmodernism, along with pluralism and the tyranny of choice, one can witness an…

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50 million people in modern slavery

Forced labour and marriage have increased significantly over the last five years, according to a new UN report released on…

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Without investment, gender equality will take nearly 300 years

Achieving full gender equality, one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), could take close to 300 years if the…

4 weeks ago

Socialist Sport

One of the greatest illusions created and systematically encouraged by Stalinist ideologues is that of the so-called “socialist (communist) sport”.…

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