Social issues

Antarctica

Being isolated by the southern ocean from other countries, Antarctica is situated in the Antarctic region of Southern Hemisphere. It is the fifth-largest continent and 98% of its land is covered with ice. It also happens to be the windiest, driest, and coldest country, but at the same time, it went through its first heatwave in late January of the year 2020. Global warming is...

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Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in western Asia constituting the bulk of Arabian peninsula. With Riyadh as its capital, the country has gone through an immense amount of changes in terms of its politics, culture, human rights, and education. While some of its features make Saudi Arabia stand out, there are many factors which makes it unappealing...

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A judge is one who is much unbiased in their decision making, one who can be trusted. To be a good judge, one has to cultivate and maintain five ethical principles – judicial aloofness and detachment, honesty and integrity, judicial independence, judicial temperament with humility, and impartiality.   However, how do you get one to like you more? This article might help you gain that plus one...

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child abuse

Often we have heard stories about people who have faced terrible forms of mockery and humiliation at school as well as at their workplace. These things leave people with emotional scars and often lead them to depression. In a world where technology has advanced so much, human behaviour is still a major concern all over the world, since every human being is either helping people...

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Fake news

These days, fake news has cracked open the trust that one places in a society or a community. It is inevitable to completely take out the roots of the spread of misinformation. In times of social media and internet facilities, people are easily ‘catfished’ and driven by the spread of fake news, rumour, gossips, etc. The surge of fake news is higher in case of...

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To mitigate the spread of the dangerous virus COVID-19, the government of many countries have enforced a lockdown in their states and requested every citizen to maintain social-distancing as COVID-19 is known to be a contagious virus. However, the work system cannot stop which had led millions of people to work from home in a notice of a day. Schools and childcare centres around the...

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After the massive break out of the deadly viral of coronavirus, governments across the globe decided to dramatically curtail bars, restaurants, and clubs in order to stop the spread of the disease. Left with no choice since many people were still outside dining, ignoring the severity of the situation, the government chose to take some severe steps. However, some responsible citizens took matters in their...

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With houses stocked up on food supplies, sanitisation at its best, and plenty of precautions taken to ensure physical health, not a lot of people seem to be paying attention to the drastic impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on the mental health of the people. Alisa Lincoln, a professor of Sociology and Health Sciences at Northeastern University talks about some simple measures that one...

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