Neel Ghosh

About Neel Ghosh

I'm a recent graduate from University College London currently working in Tokyo. I'm interested in climate change, migration, development, and public policy, and hope to advocate for positive changes in these areas.

Rise In Domestic Violence Worldwide Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

The UN has described the rise in domestic violence globally seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as ‘unprecedented’ and a ‘shadow pandemic’.  Lockdowns implemented in many countries have left women confined and isolated, making it difficult for them to report or escape domestic violence. The added stresses, tensions […]

Lessons About Climate Change From The COVID-19 Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic is, without a doubt, the defining event of 2020. Every country in the world has experienced dramatic changes in everyday life and faced one of the worst economic crises in their history. A few months ago, most people considered the idea of lockdown, with its tremendous […]

Culture War Over Black Lives Matters and Statues Fuelling Britain’s Far-Right 1

Far-right groups in Britain have seen a resurgence in recent weeks in response to the global Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Sara Khan, Britain’s first counter-extremism commissioner, has said that far-right activists have spread white supremacist narratives and incited hate online by taking advantage of the BLM protests.  In June, […]

Migrant Workers, Rural Communities And Muslims Feel the Brunt Of India’s Coronavirus Pandemic

India’s growing COVID-19 pandemic has seen several worrying developments for migrant workers and rural communities, much of it due to the lockdown in effect since 25 March. The economic shock it caused has devastated rural economies and left millions of migrant workers stranded, unemployed, and in some cases exploited. The […]

COVID-19 And Natural Disasters: Severe Flooding In Kenya Kills Up To 300 And Prompts Health Scare

Severe flooding has caused devastation across several East African countries in recent weeks. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda and Ethiopia, with a probable death toll of around 300. Kenya has faced the brunt of the disaster, with the government reporting 237 deaths as of […]