Nat Kumar

About Nat Kumar

Nat has a strongly vested interest in human rights, social justice and diplomacy. Writing for The OWP has enabled Nat to engage with her passions and enrich her knowledge of pressing international matters. Natasha looks forward to continuing her commitment with The OWP.

The Disha Rape Case, Hyderabad India

On November 27th in the Indian city of Hyderabad a bright young woman’s life was savagely put to an end as she was gang-raped and murdered by four men. The perpetrators then proceeded to set her body ablaze in a cruel attempt to destroy any evidence of their heinous crime. […]

South Sudan Rape Victims Abandoned By Government

 *Trigger warning: the article contains information that may distress some readers. South Sudanese women and girls unfortunately are soft targets for unspeakable sexual violence. The crime has witnessed an “upsurge [particularly] after warring leaders signed an agreement to end five years of conflict in the country,” in late 2019. Despite […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Fight for Freedom: Caged Behind Iranian Prison Walls on the Basis of Meaningless Charges 1

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, once a free British-Iranian woman who led a humble life with her husband and young child in Britain, has spent the last three years of her life caged behind Iranian prison walls. The details of her supposed crime have been kept strictly private and confidential, and thus beyond […]

Remembering Asifa Bano: The Tragedy Of Her Passing

In early June, the verdict for the brutally savage drugging, gang rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa Bano in Jammu Kashmir state was delivered which saw three men sentenced to life imprisonment and a further three police personnel jailed for five years for their complicity in her torture and the […]

India, A Land With No Peace: The Brutality of Gender Based Violence

Sexual violence perpetrated against women and children in the Indian subcontinent is, unfortunately, a daily occurrence. As it stands for children, according to BBC online,  ‘A child under 16 is raped every 155 minutes and a child under 10 every 13 hours.’ Late last year a three-year-old girl was left […]

U.S. Withdrawal From Syrian Warfare: Tactic And Civilian Casualty

As 2019 shifts into gear, a significant shift in Syrian warfare politics emerges, with the Trump administration actualizing the process of ‘withdrawing 2,000 troops from Syria as announced,’ near the close of 2018. Whilst the precise machinations of the move is covert and arguably lacking in transparency as to how […]

The Children of Yemen: Warfare, Destruction, And Countless Lives Lost

This article focuses especially on the damaging impact of the Yemeni war on its children, by examining the overarching detrimental impacts on wellbeing and future potential. The estimate as it currently stands quotes that “as many as 85,000 Yemeni children may have starved to death during the past three years.” Further, […]

Rohingya Refugees To Remain Safe As Repatriation Plans Face A Dead End: A Positive Turn For The Better

As of 16th November, a clear shift away from Rohingya repatriation efforts can be evidenced. Following months of outcry by Rohingya refugees and strong critiques of repatriation plans and negotiations by Rohingya leaders, high-level human rights agencies, and not-for-profits- Bangladesh has indeed heeded the concerns expressed. Prior to arriving at […]

Providing Adequate And Safe Living Arrangements For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Although official estimates have remained inexact regarding the actual number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at present, Bangladeshi authorities have suggested that ‘the number exceeds one million.’ The magnitude of such numbers clearly puts Bangladeshi resources under significant strain in its attempts to equip these displaced people with the necessities […]

Countless To Suffer From Hunger Globally In War Torn Regions As Food Deprivation Through Aid Impediment Cripples Civilian Lives: A Yemeni Focus

Access to and delivery of critical food aid in war-torn Yemen is under threat, as recent attacks have deliberately targeted the World Food Programme run warehouse holding facilities and delivery vehicles. Whilst the precise identity of the assailants responsible for the ambush remains unresolved. What is clear is that should […]