Author: Bella Christie

Big Environmental Vs Big Fashion

A climate change activist disrupted the most recent Louis Vuitton fashion show by storming the catwalk, while holding a banner that rightly criticised the effects of excessive consumption on the environment. The banner stated; “The planet is burning, but fashion looks elsewhere.” The activist performed this statement under the name

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It’s Up To Us: The International Community To Do Our Part

Earlier this month, the Taliban announced the composition of their interim cabinet. There are no women in the government, and the ministry for women’s affairs has been dissolved. Women throughout Afghanistan have expressed their distress about this, and people all around the world are rightfully horrified. Demonstrators said they would not

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Who Will Help The Helpless In Afghanistan?

On August 15th, 20 years after the U.S. invaded Afghanistan to fight the “war on terror” following the 9/11 attacks, Afghanistan’s government collapsed. In place of it, the Taliban, a Deobandi Islamist religious-political movement and military organization, are back in power. Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesperson for the Taliban said at

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Why Indigenous Rights Need Improvement Throughout The World

Humans have been known to discriminate against others because of differences in culture and identity, and this discrimination often fuels conflict. One may think that this would not be the case, as our world is graced with the presence of indigenous populations that actively contribute to the celebration of life

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Biden Terminates US Troops From Fighting In Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden has recently crowned 31 August as the date when, after 20 years, there will not be any troops posted in Afghanistan. The U.S. – Afghanistan war, which came as a result of the 9/11 bombings, has finally ended as President Biden expressed his value for the

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Peace Day 2021: The Day Where There Will Be No More War

Day 21 of September marks the date when the United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly declares to the world that there shall be 24 hours of non-violence throughout all nations. This initiative began through the conscientious efforts of Jeremy Gilley and his non-profit Organisation called ‘Peace One Day’. Since the UN’s

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Why Children Aren’t Making It To School

Every child deserves the right to an education. Education is the most valuable thing that a person can obtain because it is one of the few things that no one can take away from you. According to UNESCO, the latest global statistics for educational attendance, which was last reported in

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How Climate Change In Bangladesh Is Threatening The Lives Of Women

Women in Bangladesh encounter a perfect storm in the face of climate change. The densely populated South Asian country is particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events because of its height above sea level. Meanwhile, women in Bangladesh suffer because of their lack of access to wealth and resources as well

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