Culture

India – The Most Complex Social Mosaic in the World

India

With a population of 1.3 billion, India is the most populous country in the world after China – even though it is set to surpass it in the coming decades. While the birth rate in China has now fallen to 1.6 children per woman – that is below the threshold of preservation – in India …

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Rosa Parks – Biography of “the First Lady of Civil Rights”

Rosa Parks

Even though we are living in the 21st century, race and racism is still an issue. There is still a long way to go to reach equality among people of all colors and sexes. It is important to be aware of this problem and do our best to change the way people think. And what …

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Nobel Peace Prize: Curiosities from 1901 to Present Day

Nobel Peace Prize

Since 1901, the world has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The aim of the Prize is to highlight those who have shown courage by supporting ideas of peace and democracy throughout the world. Among the prizes instituted by Alfred Nobel – together with those of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Literature – the one for …

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Pygmies – The Most Ancient and Endangered Peoples

Pygmies

Pointed out as inferior – not only in height, since they are tall maximum 1 and a half meters – enslaved, killed for their flesh by the legendary magical powers. The Pygmies of the Congolese reserves are among the last “primitive” peoples in the world: armed with bows and arrows, they live on hunting and …

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Ethiopia, Omo Valley: The Great Deception of the Gibe III Dam

Omo Valley

Hunger, peasants without fields and semi-nomadic shepherds forced to become sedentary. These are the effects of the construction of the Gilgel Gibe III dam in Ethiopia, on the Omo river. The complaint comes from the report released by The Oakland Institute in June “How they tricked us: living with the Gibe III dam and sugarcane …

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Not Only Greta: 3 Young Activists Who Will Change the World

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If it is true that the future of our planet (and its inhabitants) is in the hands of each of us, it is also true that it is young people who represent the greatest hope for change. This is demonstrated by some activists for animals and the environment, who have become famous throughout the world …

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The Limbo of Rohingya Refugees – Always on the Fringes of Society

Rohingya

No change on the horizon for the 745,000 Rohingya, who for two years have fled to Bangladesh to escape from the violent evacuation operation in Rakhine State at the hands of the Myanmar army. Médecins sans Frontières is carrying out a widespread health care action – 1.3 million medical visits in less than two years, …

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Why Political and Social Activism Is So Important Nowadays

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When it comes to political and social activism, there is certainly a great deal of confusion. What comes to mind immediately are probably the demonstrations in the streets, the protests, such as that of the yellow vests in France, which can lead to violence and clashes. Activism in its most general sense immediately takes on …

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3 Brave People Who Have Fought for Human Rights

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In the history of mankind there have been some great leaders who have fought for human rights. They gave up their lives to make our world a better place to live. Here are some of the great leaders who are worth mentioning for their contribution to humanity. Mahatma Gandhi – “What Is Possible for One …

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Uncontacted Peoples – The Most Isolated Tribes in the World

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They are hidden in the deepest and darkest corners of the Earth, from the forests of Papua New Guinea to the vast and remote plains of Africa and the steppes of Siberia. They are uncontacted peoples – small tribes with particular traditions and customs. Although they wear traditional clothing or use ancient hunting methods only …

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