Monday, May 25, 2020

globalisation

Corporate social irresponsibility in a crisis

Earlier this week, it was found that ASOS workers at their distribution centre in Barnsley are not being provided with protective gear, with 98% saying they felt they were working in unsafe conditions in a survey conducted...

Jeremy Clarkson’s Fear Of Greta Thunberg Is The Tip Of The Iceberg

Thunberg, 16, from Sweden, first staged a "School Strike for Climate" in front of the Swedish Parliament alone in August last year which has since inspired an international movement. Since that moment the world recognises Greta as...

What Have We Learnt from Rana Plaza?

By Lauren Martin. On 24th April 2013 in the Savar Upazila of Dhaka District, Bangladesh, the eight storey Rana Plaza building collapsed, killing 1138 people. It has become a painful symbol of the grave tragedy encountered by garment workers that...

Has Migration Disconnected “Third Culture Kids” from their Native Counterpart?

By Jamie Aira Agbuya. As a Third Culture Kid (TCK) myself, I felt compelled to write about this topic and research the apparent disconnect between TCKs and their native homeland in exploration of my own identity and own detachment...
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A case of race: How racism can impact mental health

Racism is not short of its involvement in popular discussion. As debates of race and identity have...
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What is lock-down like around the world?

Migrant workers throng buses amid the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus at Lal Kuan Bus Stand n Ghaziabad,...

War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as Victory in Europe's 75th anniversary...

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed training to prevent suicide.

Ending the silence on mental health in Africa

In certain African countries/cultures, mental health is an issue on which many are silent, especially among the youth. There are lots of...