Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

Pro-Democracy Protests In Thailand: Further Arrests And The Laying Of A ‘People’s Plaque’

Pro-democracy protests in the Thai capital Bangkok this weekend have grown in magnitude as thousands of protesters have gathered to call for reform of the monarchy and for the Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign. The BBC reports that authorities have put numbers at the Saturday demonstration at 18,000 but […]

The Sprint To Reach For The Stars Accelerates With Potential Life Discovery On Venus

The fight for the stars, nowadays known as ‘the second space-race,’ began when Mars was first considered as a future home for humanity. Today, the detection of phosphine fingerprints in the atmosphere of Venus constitutes a powerful peace-agitator in the status quo of space exploration. Indeed, Earth’s evil twin could become […]

School Closure In Kenya Leading To Increased Risk Of FGM

The COVID-19 pandemic has produced a number of challenges, however the devastating impact for the trajectory of women’s rights will remain even after a vaccine is produced. In mid–March of this year, the government of Kenya decided to close schools for safety reasons. The effect of the closure on the […]