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July 25, 2020
Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin: The Life of a War Correspondent

Often referred to as a war heroine, Marie Colvin is one of those journalists who have made a mark on countless people around the world. Her striking image, a blonde woman with a black eye patch over her eye, is recognizable to anyone familiar with the industry. But who exactly is Marie Colvin and what impact did she make on the world? Colvin’s childhood Marie Catherine Colvin was born on January 12, 1956, to a Marine Corps WWII veteran and […]
July 14, 2020
Cyberbullying

Understanding Hate Speech and Cyberbullying in Modern Times

Day after day, we are bombarded by news stories about people suffering from online hate and vitriol. In 2016, an 18-year old Texas girl shot herself in the chest after enduring harassing messages online. And who can forget Amanda Todd, the 15-year-old girl who sparked nationwide outrage in 2012 after it was revealed in the YouTube video she left behind how she was cyberbullied for many years? It’s already 2020, but it seems like hate speech and bullying is still […]
July 11, 2020
Covid recovery

COVID-19 and Feminism- Part 4

Feminist approaches to COVID-19 response   As of the end of June 2020, Coronavirus has infected over 10.7 million people perishing over 516 thousand across the world (Worldometers, 30 June 2020). Many developed and underdeveloped nations are undergoing one of the most challenging global health crises that have disrupted the world economy and unleashed primary structural incompetence. The COVID-19 virus has laid exposed the destructive legacy of neoliberalism in all its fractions and divisions. The biggest neoliberal economies- the US, […]
July 5, 2020
Covid19

How Women Are Fighting Against the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis

Almost 12 million people have contracted the COVID-19 virus. As the whole world struggles with the pandemic, its long-term effects are slowly making themselves known. Economies are suffering from major losses, health care systems are collapsing, and over four billion people from almost 100 countries from all around the globe are staying locked inside their homes. It’s a level of crisis that remains incomparable, not even in history. The thing is, although the number of female workers considered essential during […]
June 21, 2020
Covid19 Recession

COVID-19 and Feminism- Part 3 

Coronavirus Recession and its impact on women  With more than a third of the global population under lockdown, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the largest global recession in history.1 Halt in production decreased business, and trade all across the globe has led to a significant contraction in the world economy, which International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced as a ‘deep recession’. In April’s World Economic Outlook, IMF projects the global output per head contracting by 4.2 percent this year, vastly more […]
May 18, 2020
Covid_19

COVID-19 and feminism- Part 2

What are the different types of problems women and girls face during pandemic? While COVID-19 continues to takes toll on lives of people across 213 countries of the world, the current situation and future for women and girls are looking increasingly dreadful. As any other endemic crisis, the existing inequities and rise of new social problems is high during COVID-19. Women and girls facing systemic oppression for ages have been additionally disproportionately affected by the crisis. As the world strive […]
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