Author: Laetitia Dogbe

Educational Inequalities: Main Collateral Consequences Of COVID-19

Children’s resistance to COVID-19 symptoms has been one of the positive news surrounding the crisis. However, we must acknowledge that children have experienced problems that could disrupt their education’s education’s broader quality. According to the European Commission, school closures worldwide deprived 58 million primary and secondary school children of face-to-face

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Uganda Bans Social Media Ahead Of Presidential Elections

On the 9th of January, Irene Sewankambo, the Uganda Communications Commission’s Executive Director ordered the closure of social media platforms and messaging applications such as Facebook and WhatsApp. Service providers like Airtel and MTN Uganda also informed subscribers about a general suspension. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is entering his sixth

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Commutation Of Sentence For Heroic Saudi Women’s Rights Activist

Loujain Al-Hathloul is a women’s rights activist, political prisoner and social media figure born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia who was repeatedly arrested for defying gender inequalities in Saudi Arabia. In 2018, she was once again arrested along with a group of men and women involved in campaigning for women’s rights

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Hungary Adopts New Law Violating Rights of LGBTQ+ People

On December 15th, Hungary approved a new law under the supervision of the Prime Minister Viktor Orban aiming to strip same-sex couples the right to adoption. In addition, two constitutional amendments have almost been introduced only to further restrictions to their rights. This discriminatory bill, according to the country’s politicians

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On The Pursuit Of Freedom Of Expression

  Since the emergence of the media, press and mass information, freedom of expression has continued to be a subject of controversial debates. Today, there are still countries where practicing freedom of expression risks breaching a country’s laws. Freedom of expression is a vital part of our life; citizens must

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China Fears Insecurity Resulting Of Pivotal Japan-Australia Military Pact

November 17th marks the sticking point of six years of negotiations for both counterpart prime minsters, Scott Morrison and Yoshihide Suga, regarding the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA), upon which they seek to facilitate Japanese and Australian inter-operability and cooperation, via allowing mutual defence forces to train in each other’s territory.

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Amnesty International Warns Of War Crimes In The Tigray Crisis

The United Nations has warned last Friday of war crimes that had been perpetrated on the night of November 9 in Mai-Kadra, Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia. This barbarity involves the killing with sharp weapons such as knives and machetes of approximately 500 labourers not subject to the conflict,

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