Author: Tajmee Ali

Nigeria’s Rape Epidemic Worsened By COVID-19

COVID-19 has aggravated Nigeria’s rape crisis immensely, and this occurrence is not confined to Nigeria alone. The UN has denoted that ‘various measures employed by governments have led to economic hardship, stress, and fear — as well as conditions that lead to violence against women and girls.’ The rape epidemic

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Bangladesh’s Labor Force Narrative Must Change

As COVID-19 continues to cripple the world economy, Bangladesh’s garment industry suffers exponentially. Clothing has been Bangladesh’s key export division and primary source of foreign exchange for the last two decades. However, many claim the country’s mounting dependence on the industry continues to serve as a double-edged sword. Experts say

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The Possible End Of “One Country, Two Systems”, Hong Kong Navigates Its New Reality After China Enacts New Security Law

China’s new security law for Hong Kong has struck the region after legal experts concluded the bill seeks to fundamentally change the region’s legal system. The Beijing-led legislation seeks to criminalize actions of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with extreme punishments. These actions include breaking away from the country, undermining

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Cyclone Amphan And COVID-19: Mass Destruction In South Asia

Cyclone Amphan has pummelled India and Bangladesh and continues to leave a trail of mass destruction and chaos as the two countries attempt to recover. As of May 23rd, at least 106 deaths were confirmed. As per disaster management officials, 80 are from the Indian states of West Bengal and

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Fire Damages Greek Island Refugee Centre Amid Tensions

On Saturday March 7, a fire broke out at a refugee centre located on the Greek island of Lesbos. Greece’s firefighting service stated on Sunday that no injuries or casualties have been reported. However, significant damage to a warehouse containing various furniture and electrical appliances has been sustained. The installation,

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