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Joint statement on the recent Israel-Palestine escalation

IPB/METO/IPPNW October 11, 2023 by IPPNW The International Peace Bureau (IPB), Middle East Treaty Organization (METO), and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) are deeply concerned over the unprecedented Israeli-Palestinian violent escalation launched in the morning of… Continue Reading →

After 63 Days In Jail Under Anti-Terrorism Law For Poem On Defiance, Assam Poet Now Writes Odes To Love

SANSKRITA BHARADWAJ 28 Jun 2023 12 min read For a poem she posted on Facebook in 2022, Assam teen Barshashree Buragohain was arrested and jailed for two months under India’s draconian anti-terror law, widely used against protestors or dissidents, with… Continue Reading →

Lessons for India from the conviction of Swiss asbestos billionaire found guilty of causing death of 392 people due to carcinogenic asbestos mineral fibers

Similar fate awaits the manufacturers of asbestos based products in India Will Yale University rescind the honorary degree given to Stephan Schmidheiny and will winners of Max Schmidheiny Freedom Prize return their prizes now? June 9, 2023 The fate of Stephan Schmidheiny, a… Continue Reading →

How much do you know Dakshayani, a Dalit woman member of the Constituent Assembly?

Posted On April 23, 2023 A few days ago, we had introduced you to such a personality related to the making of the constitution, whom the father of the constitution, ‘Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’ used to describe better than himself. And… Continue Reading →

What Gaslighting Is—and How to Respond to It

It’s about planting doubt in your head and making you question your own reality. GTby Gina Tonic23 February 2023, It’s 8.30PM, you’re at your mate’s house hungover as sin and she’s trying to convince you that you’d rather eat a… Continue Reading →

Brazil expelling illegal miners from indigenous lands

, A major operation to drive out illegal miners from indigenous land is under way in Brazil. Government officials burned a plane and seized boats, weapons and petrol used by the miners in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest,… Continue Reading →

Victimization and Distress in Indigenous Maya Women: A Qualitative Investigation of Gender-Based Violence and Mental Health Outcomes in Rural Guatemala

Magda C. Rogg & Carla Pezzia  Journal of Family Violence (2023)Cite this article Abstract Purpose There is currently scant research exploring Indigenous Guatemalan women’s experiences of gender-based violence and mental health outcomes, but existing research suggests further exploration in this… Continue Reading →

Brazil- Illegal mining, abuses surge on Indigenous land

Al Jazeera Report accuses illegal miners of committing rape, other acts of violence in Indigenous communities in Brazilian Amazon. Illegal gold mining surged by a record amount last year on Brazil’s biggest Indigenous reservation, according to a new report that… Continue Reading →

Poverty, Hunger and Disability: The Missing Link

The concept of “poverty” as a major obstacle for disabled people isn’t a new notion, according to the 2011 World Report on Disability, 15% of the world’s population has some sort of disability, with 80% of the projected 1 billion… Continue Reading →

India’s Mental Health Sector Deserves More Than 1% Of Health Budget #Covid

The 2016 National Mental Health Survey found that 70-80% of people with mental illness received no treatment. Dr Soumitra Pathare The past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the importance of mental health issues in our communities. A global study… Continue Reading →

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