Archive for month October, 2015

  • October 26, 2015

    The Invisible...

    In June 2015, the wire service Reuters ran a unique story - the “water wives” in Western India. The story quoted a man who said: “My first wife was busy with the kids. When my second wife fell sick and was unable to fetch water, I married a third.”

  • October 23, 2015

    PEN Eritrea’s...

    Eritrea has increasingly being known as a place of repression and tragedies in the global media, especially after the Lampadusa shipwreck disaster in October 2013

  • October 19, 2015

    Better branding...

    Armed without hard evidence, when the Pakistani government ordered Save the Children to shut down its operations on account of anti-state activities on June 11 2015, Pakistani social media was ripe with debate

  • October 16, 2015

    EXPO 2015...

    In July, an entire week has been devoted to explore food-related sustainable practices at Expo Milan 2015. More than 600 participants have been involved. Contributors have presented an incredible amount of ideas and projects concerning food security

  • October 15, 2015

    The devil...

    How do policy makers choose one way or another in a scenario of unlimited needs and meagre resources? Follow the policy that provides the maximum benefit for the entire population

  • October 13, 2015

    You don’t...

    For diplomats, the Conference of the Parties (COP) is seen as one of the last chances to achieve a global agreement on the fight against climate change

  • October 11, 2015

    Village Sanitation:...

    Though most people in the villages of India understand the significance of good health, they often overlook its vitality to a good life

  • October 9, 2015

    Everything has...

    There is nothing new in saying that the internet has democratized worldwide access to information. An interesting perspective regarding this phenomenon can be seen in the education field

  • October 5, 2015

    Indonesia needs...

    Recent estimates (Global Retail Report, 2013) show that retail employment is expected to grow in the future and it currently accounts for over US$15 trillion in global revenues