Hashimoto’s comment is deeper than just historical inaccuracy and brutishness.
All of the links that we thought were worthy of notice last week (or, more honestly, that we noticed last week).
Whether or not we personally know anyone affected by the building collapse in Bangladesh, we’re all affected.
India isn’t the only country with a rape problem. But, in a country where class and esteem are so important, it is sad when the only way to receive attention and support for such a crime is when the case is extremely outsized.
Reblogged from THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE: I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved…So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you. ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1891-1956, …
The proliferation of microloans has done a lot to increase the fortunes of many people. But microloans have shortcomings; they often don’t help people buy their dream homes, for example.
The two-piece set is called Society Harnessing Equipment (SHE), and would deliver 82 shocks to the would-be perpetrators if the garment comes into contact with unwanted force.
The recent influx of counterfeit money has caused the local sex-workers union to start a program to show women how to spot counterfeit cash.
25 percent of foreigners who were going to travel to India decided to book those trips elsewhere.
Reblogged from My Small Window to the World: Ms. Ritsuko Kenmoku from Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, said she had been very happy to learn new things little by little at school. When she was a child, she was unable to finish junior high school due to World War II and housework. She had a …
Other countries who are doing well in the fight against poverty are Bolivia, Cambodia, Ghana and Tanzania.
A 19-year-old student named Zeng Lin received a package from an admirer; thinking that it was moisturizer, she rubbed half the contents of the container on her face before learning that it was semen.
As anyone with a smartphone can attest, most of the time our phones are used to send WhatsApps and play Brick Breaker rather than to do anything useful.
Haitians can’t be exotic. Haitians are Black.
The school will be based in a physical building in India, but plans for the school will be open-sourced and children’s learning will be self-directed.
We joke about Michael Jackson’s skin bleaching and paper bag tests, but we prize light skin too. It’s a dangerous balance.
If active ingredients are either missing or only present in trace amounts, the drugs can actually increase the drug-resistance of TB by not killing of the bacteria completely, leading to stronger strains.
In 2010, the World Bank began a project called “Nuton Jibon,” which means “New Life”.