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Van Persie Bruhaha and the Child

Van Persie Bruhaha and the Child

Reporting from Nigeria: Mercy Abang It is ok to keep talking and ranting on social media about failed government policies and programs, it is also cool to get a little angry over Van Persie’s decison to switch between clubs even when many believed he was absolutely loyal to Arsenal. I want us to tweet, facebook, and use as many social … Continue reading

A Case Against Race

A Case Against Race

Reporting from Nigeria: Emeka Nweze This entry pertains to “interracial” marriages and the distinction between ignorance and impoverishment of knowledge. History was made in the year 1967 when the United States Supreme Court finally decided the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 was pretty stupid and ended all restrictions on marriages between “races”. Less than fifty … Continue reading

Girl on Girl: How we perpetuate abuse and violence

Reporting from Bangladesh: Shahana Siddiqui Instead of waiting for change, women must take charge of their own worlds, asserts SHAHANA SIDDIQUI. I have let things slip, a thirty-year-old cargo boat Stubbornly hanging on to my name and address… I didn’t want any flowers, I only wanted To lie with my hands turned up and be utterly … Continue reading

In Armenia women are worse off than in Georgia, better off than in Azerbaijan

Reporting from Armenia: Artur Papyan The Economist Intelligence Unit has published the “Women’s Economic Opportunity Index 2012” along with a report, which attempt to measure progress in the economic advancement of women around the world. The result is a comprehensive assessment of the enabling environment for women’s economic participation in 128 countries. The Index aims to … Continue reading