Wartime Rape in Bosnian War

After Tito's death in 1980 and the subsequent dissolution of Yugoslavia, the region was shaken by a bloody civil war, which began in 1992 and ended in 1996. The conflict, which heavily involved the civilian population, highlighted the pre-existing tensions between the newly formed republics (Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian) which were led by strong nationalist … Continue reading Wartime Rape in Bosnian War

Environmental Issues and Society: How Environmental and Societal Issues Affect Human Life

Without self-understanding, we cannot hope for enduring solutions to environmental problems, which are fundamentally human problems.- Yi-Fu Tuan Environmental issues are at par with social issues since social disparity connects both. This is because social position decides to what degree an individual can cope with environmental-related issues. For instance, in the State of Gujarat in … Continue reading Environmental Issues and Society: How Environmental and Societal Issues Affect Human Life

‘Pardon Impossible to Execute’: Death Penalty Debates

October 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in France. It was a significant milestone in the country’s history that transformed the legal justice system and generated a lot of public interest and debate in France and elsewhere in the world. This topic continues to attract significant attention, as most … Continue reading ‘Pardon Impossible to Execute’: Death Penalty Debates

There’s Something about Karen

The popularity of names comes and goes. Some stand the test of time and remain firm favourites, while, as tastes and influences change, many are confined to a few generations. Celebrities, royals, sports stars, religious figures, and the rest often provide sparks of creativity for the greater population in naming their children. Commonly gestures of … Continue reading There’s Something about Karen

Why Biden’s New Southeast Asia Foreign Policy is Easier Said Than Done?

The high-profile visit of the U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris to Southeast Asia came to an end. Harris concluded her trip to Singapore and Vietnam with what seemed empty promises and left the international audience somehow bewildered regarding the U.S. administration’s foreign policy for Southeast Asia. Security and defense have traditionally been the main objectives … Continue reading Why Biden’s New Southeast Asia Foreign Policy is Easier Said Than Done?

The Global Shortage of Raw Materials: Pandemic Aftermath

Last year, due to the pandemic and the social and political problems caused by extended lockdowns, people were watching the evolution of the Covid-19 outbreak with apprehension. Few would have imagined that a health crisis could quickly have economic repercussions. These effects are no longer regional or national, but global. As economies came to a … Continue reading The Global Shortage of Raw Materials: Pandemic Aftermath

How Women In Croatia Struggle To Find Balance Between Family and Career

While studying the relationship between productive and reproductive goals for women, scholars identified two types of conflict: work-to-family conflict and family-to-work conflict. The former occurs when "demands from one role at home affects one's ability to meet the demands associated with another role in another domain at the workplace" and is typical of patriarchal societies … Continue reading How Women In Croatia Struggle To Find Balance Between Family and Career