The Need For Economic Equality

The Need For Economic Equality

Equality is a very elusive concept in Africa, in a continent whereby the majority live below the poverty line while the few elites have control over the rest of the wealth the word equality is very foreign. Economic inequalities are deeply rooted in society and it has...

Gender Equality in the Contemporary World

Gender Equality in the Contemporary World

Equality being a very complex concept with multiple layers of intertwined topics it is even more complicated when you break it down into those individual layers, for instance gender equality in its own right is a very complex issue; the way you understand it and also...

Nairobi

Nairobi

Nairobi, the Green city under the Sun, that's what we call it.  Every time I close my eyes and think about it, what comes to my mind? The constant honking of Matatus, the warm atmosphere filled with hot air, and the foxy but charming smiles of street vendors; it just...

Stereotypes and Equality

Stereotypes and Equality

Ever heard the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover" ? Well it doesn't exist so probably you haven't heard about it! Welcome to our world where books are judged by their covers. Have you ever been judged by your appearance rather than your character? Well for me I...

The road to Economic Equality

The road to Economic Equality

Economic equality is the belief that people should be paid the same rate for the same job regardless of race, gender, or other factors that are unrelated to their ability to perform the task. Along the same lines, I believe that economic equality is about creating a...

Why Gender Equality is a Concern for Men

Why Gender Equality is a Concern for Men

Here is why gender equality is a concern for men. Gender equality among both genders is the true end goal of this conversation on gender equality, and not that one gender enjoys certain or all the benefits based on their gender more than the other. Gender equality...

The Good Fight for Gender Equality

The Good Fight for Gender Equality

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. We are still far from achieving a decent level of gender equality within various societies. And I believe it’s going to take a while...

A National Stigma: HIV and AIDS

A National Stigma: HIV and AIDS

HIV has affected all sections of society, including children, youth, adults, women, and men; making it our responsibility as a community to be more receptive to the idea of being more supportive and acknowledging that this is a reality which many must learn to live...

Women’s Education in Afghanistan

Women’s Education in Afghanistan

How Afghanistan women feel about the Taliban’s Education Ban The Taliban are an ultraconservative political and religious faction that emerged in Afghanistan in the mid-1990s following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and the collapse of Afghanistan’s communist regime....

Magic at the Brazilian Carnival

Magic at the Brazilian Carnival

In this crowd of what felt to be hundreds, for once, Saika felt glad to be lost in the wildly moving bodies of the crowd as they partied to loud drums and thrilling samba music. Compared to a smaller party where you were noticed more - judged more - Sanjana found...